Skill India Campaign

  • It is a campaign launched by PM Modi in 2015 to train over 40 crore people in India in different skills by 2022.
  • Under Skill India Mission, about 20 Central Ministries/Departments including Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) are involved in the implementation of more than 40 schemes for various skill development programmes for youth across the country.
  • Major schemes include Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Scheme of Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) for Skill Development, Scheme for Creation/Improvement of Training Infrastructure (ITIs), National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS), Rural Self Employment and Training Institutes (RSETI), Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), etc.


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