5 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT PMKVY
Unlike the previous phase of the scheme that was for FY 2015-16, the new phase is for 4 years (2016-20).The increased duration will help uninterrupted and continuous implementation of the scheme. This move will positively affect the outcome and the overall impact on skill development and employment ecosystem.
The new phase will have a target of skill development of 1 Crore youth over a period of 4 years. This target is more than 4 times the target of the inaugural phase of PMKVY. This makes PMKVY as one of the largest skill development programs globally.Out of the total target of 1 crore,75 lakhs will be fresh skilling and 25 lakhs will be for Recognition of Prior Learning(RPL) of existing workforce.
The Government has allocated a budget of Rs.12000 Crore towards the next phase of the scheme. It highlights the importance and priority Government is giving for resource mobilization for the success of Skill India Mission. This will further augment the Country's position in becoming the Skill Capital of the World.
To ensure wide and equitable coverage, the scheme has special provisions for residential training for People with Disability(PWD),North Eastern Region(NER),Kashmir & Keh region,Andaman ,Nicobar,Lakshadweep and Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra(Model Skills Centres) will be established in each district of the country to ensure inclusiveness and to make skill development more aspirational .
The addition of residential training component to PMKVY will encourage enrollment, participation, and completion of training and will give the much-needed support to special areas and groups.
The implementation of the scheme has been entrusted to National Skill Development Corporation(NSDC). State Governments and State Skill Development Missions (SSDM) will also be involved for implementation of one fourth of both the financial and social targets.
PMKVY is Approved for another four years (2016-2020) to benefit 10 million youth, Allocated Budget 12,000 Crores Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
The Union Cabinet on 13th July 2016, Approved the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana(PMKVY) with an outlay of Rs.12000 crore to impart skill training to one crore people over the next four years(2016-2020). Pmkvy will impart fresh training to 60 lakh youths and certify skills of 40 lakh persons acquired non-formally under the Recognition of Prior Learning(RPL). The target allocation between fresh trainings and RPL will be flexible and interchangeable depending on functional and operational requirements, an official statement said.
The Scheme, completely aligned to the common norms as notified earlier, would move to grant based model where the training and assessment cost would be directly reimbursed to training providers and assessing bodies in accordance to the Common Norms.
Financial Support to Trainees will be given in the form of travel allowance, boarding and lodging costs, Post Placement Support would be given directly to the beneficiaries through Direct Benefit transfer(DBT).
Disbursement of training Cost to Training Partners will be linked to Aadhar and Biometrics for Better Transparency and targeting. Skill Training would be done based on industry led standards aligned to the National Skill Qualification Framework(NSQF).
1. Short Term Training
The Short Term Training imparted at PMKVY Training Centres (TCs) is expected to benefit candidates of Indian nationality who are either school/college dropouts or unemployed. Apart from providing training according to the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF), TCs shall also impart training in Soft Skills, Entrepreneurship, Financial and Digital Literacy. Duration of the training varies per job role, ranging between 150 and 300 hours. Upon successful completion of their assessment, candidates shall be provided placement assistance by Training Partners (TPs). Under PMKVY, the entire training and assessment fees are paid by the Government. Payouts shall be provided to the TPs in alignment with the Common Norms. Trainings imparted under the Short Term Training component of the Scheme shall be NSQF Level 5 and below.
2. Recognition of Prior Learning
Individuals with prior learning experience or skills shall be assessed and certified under the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) component of the Scheme. RPL aims to align the competencies of the unregulated workforce of the country to the NSQF. Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs), such as Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) or any other agencies designated by MSDE/NSDC, shall be incentivized to implement RPL projects in any of the three Project Types (RPL Camps, RPL at Employers Premises and RPL centres). To address knowledge gaps, PIAs may offer Bridge Courses to RPL candidates.
3. Special Projects
The Special Projects component of PMKVY envisages the creation of a platform that will facilitate trainings in special areas and/or premises of Government bodies, Corporates or Industry bodies, and trainings in special job roles not defined under the available Qualification Packs (QPs)/National Occupational Standards (NOSs). Special Projects are projects that require some deviation from the terms and conditions of Short Term Training under PMKVY for any stakeholder. A proposing stakeholder can be either Government Institutions of Central and State Government(s)/Autonomous Body/Statutory Body or any other equivalent body or corporates who desire to provide training to candidates.
4. Kaushal and Rozgar Mela
Social and community mobilisation is extremely critical for the success of PMKVY. Active participation of the community ensures transparency and accountability, and helps in leveraging the cumulative knowledge of the community for better functioning. In line with this, PMKVY assigns special importance to the involvement of the target beneficiaries through a defined mobilisation process. TPs shall conduct Kaushal and Rozgar Melas every six months with press/media coverage; they are also required to participate actively in National Career Service Melas and on-ground activities.
5. Placement Guidelines
PMKVY envisages to link the aptitude, aspiration, and knowledge of the skilled workforce it creates with employment opportunities and demands in the market. Every effort thereby needs to be made by the PMKVY TCs to provide placement opportunities to candidates, trained and certified under the Scheme. TPs shall also provide support to entrepreneurship development.
6. Monitoring Guidelines
To ensure that high standards of quality are maintained by PMKVY TCs, NSDC and empaneled Inspection Agencies shall use various methodologies, such as self-audit reporting, call validations, surprise visits, and monitoring through the Skills Development ManagementSystem (SDMS). These methodologies shall be enhanced with the engagement of latest technologies.
The scheme will be implemented through the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
1. Training Centre affiliation is granted on the basic job roles.
2. Training Centre pay an Affiliation fee for each job role.
3. Training Centre who apply online affiliation request is forwarded to the SSC ( sector skill councils).
4. Every Scheme has own target process and according this process training centre allocate targets.
5. Training Centre has performance Standards Metrics
PMKVY Training Centre Registration Fee of INR 12,000 shall be charged. This fee shall be non-refundable. Annual Monitoring Fee 8000. Monitoring Team can monitor your training centre activity through surprise visit, call validation, management system data and check report online submitted by training centre. Every PMKVY Training Centre will get grade 1 to 5 start grade . Star grade depend on which score have you got.
|Percentage of Scores||Grade|
|85-100 %||5 Star|
|70- 84 %||4 Star|
|55 -69 %||3 Star|
|40 -54 %||2 Star|
|Below 40 %||1 Star|
These standards will be scored out of 50 marks
1. Availability of separate washroom facility for male and female trainees
2. Availability of safe/clean drinking water facility
3. Training Centre is acceptably clean
4. Health and Safety Facilities
5. Avaialibility of AEBAS
6. At least One trainer certiﬁed in Entrepreneurship by NIESBUD or any similar
7. Availability of NSQF aligned training material (For each Job Role)
8. Availaibility of Equipment/ Tools/ Machinery in Lab (For each Job Role)
9. Type of Building
10. Availability of CCTV cameras in Training Centre
11. Availability of pantry,lifting and parking facilities
12. Availability of ramps, Lifts and toilets for differently-abled people
13. Proximity to Public Transport System i.e. Bus Stand, Metro Station, Railway Station
14. Availability of overhead projectors
15. Availability of Air-Conditioning in all classrooms
16. Availability of Internet Connectivity
17. Availability of Power Backup
18. Availability of Library Facility
The PMKVY Targets may be allocated to the TC for a period of 6 or 12 months on the basis of the grading of centres; the capacity of centres with a provision for periodic review (Compliance and Performance) as per the Monitoring Guidelines of PMKVY. NSDC proposes the below methodology for allocating the targets to various TCs/TPs approved (or yet to be approved) under PMKVY 2016-20.
How to Get PMKVY Targets
1. PMKVY Targets would be allocated for three months with monthly compliance review and quarterly performance review.
2. Shortlisting of centres: TCs approved by SSCs on SDMS would be eligible to receive the targets; TCs will be shortlisted to ensure sector and geographical coverage; Usable area greater than 3000 sq. ft. is preferable however not a mandatory condition.
3. TCs will be assessed and veriﬁed as per the Monitoring Guidelines of PMKVY.
4. Targets to be estimated by NSDC PMU basis centre capacity and to be allocated directly to the centres through SDMS.
5. Centre capacity would depend upon number of PMKVY classrooms; number of Job roles/SSCs afﬁliated to; number of course hours in a job role (approximately 200 hours), and number of certiﬁed trainers.
6. PMKVY Target allocation methodology is based upon the following assumptions: Number of Operating hours in a day: 8 hours Batch operational hours in a day: 4 hours (2 hours each for theory and practical) Job role-wise number of classrooms and labs, whichever is less Total number of hours for a job role as prescribed by the SSC
7. For every approved job role PMU will award targets for 3 months to the full capacity as self-declared by the training centres/partners and validated by monitoring team during the visits. This may get altered depending upon spare capacity and performance of the training centre during the interim reviews.
8. In case of non-achievement, targets will roll back and readjusted to better performing centres/partners subject to spare capacities.
1. Centre accreditation and afﬁliation agency to share approved job role-wise requested capacity v/s actual capacity available for all the approved centres.
2. New targets to be allocated in the ﬁrst half of the month on SDMS only to the afﬁliated and accredited TCs (exceptions in special areas or underserved geographies).
3. Centres accredited and afﬁliated within the ﬁrst fortnight (15 days) of the quarter will be accounted in the same quarter, else in the subsequent quarter.
4. Any TC that undergoes ﬁrst time accreditation and afﬁliation or re-accreditation and re-afﬁliation shall be allocated targets Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) isthe flagship outcome-based skill training scheme of the new Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The objective of this skill certification and reward scheme is to enable and mobilize a large number of Indian youth to take up outcome based skill training and become employable and earn their livelihood.Under the scheme, monetary reward would be provided to trainees who are successfully trained, assessed and certified in skill courses run by affiliated training providers.