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4.39 lakh candidates trained under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalaya Yojana in 2 years

IBEF:  March 03, 2020

Under the DDU-GKY scheme, 4.39 lakh candidates have been trained during 2018-19 and 2019-20, of which 84156 candidates belong to Scheduled Tribes. Under the PMKVY 2016-20, 49.67 lakh candidates have been trained during the 2018-19 and 2019-20, of which 2.13 lakh candidates belong to Scheduled Tribes.

The details of funds allocated and released under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU GKY) and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 2.0) during 2018-19 and 2019-20 are at Annexure I.

 The State-wise details of candidates placed under the scheme DDU-GKY and PMKVY 2.0 are placed at Annexure II and Annexure III respectively. The Evaluation Study of PMKVY 2.0 by NSDC indicates that individuals trained and certified under Short Term Training (STT) are 1.8 times more likely to get employed and there is increase in employment and average monthly income of skilled youth. Under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) certification, individuals have been benefitted in terms of increase in self-confidence, improvement in technical knowledge, soft-skills and average monthly income.

Annexure I

Funds allocated and released under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU GKY) and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 2016-20) during 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Schemes

Financial Year

Fund Allocated

(Rs crore)

Fund Allocated (US$ million)

Fund Released

(Rs crore)

Fund Released (US$ million)

DDU- GKY

2018-19

1215.31

173.89

1215.29

173.89

2019-20

1849.99

264.70

1418.07

202.90

PMKVY 2016-20

2018-19

1946.45

278.50

1909.19

273.17

2019-20

1749.22

250.28

1573.12

225.09

 

 Annexure III

The State-wise details of candidates placed under the scheme PMKVY 2.0 (2016-20)

S.No.

Name of States

Candidates Placed

1

Andhra Pradesh

31613

2

Arunachal Pradesh

0

3

Assam

20037

4

Bihar

10831

5

Chhattisgarh

6062

6

Gujarat

3569

7

Haryana

9497

8

Himachal Pradesh

1244

9

Jammu & Kashmir

1834

10

Jharkhand

11086

11

Karnataka

11192

12

Kerala

15931

13

Madhya Pradesh

10335

14

Maharashtra

15421

15

Manipur

523

16

Meghalaya

746

17

Mizoram

302

18

Nagaland

381

19

Odisha

58604

20

Punjab

2485

21

Rajasthan

7967

22

Sikkim

96

23

Tamil Nadu

2513

24

Telangana

21948

25

Tripura

2397

26

Uttar Pradesh

10285

27

Uttarakhand

870

28

West Bengal

6658

 

Total

264427

 This information was given by the Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri R.K. Singh in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.