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Under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan, the government is providing special training to 3 lakh people for free, find out…

New Delhi. Guided by Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan (GKRA), the Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has started training 3 lakh migrant workers in 116 identified districts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. . It aims to provide demand-driven training and guidance to workers and rural people in the post-COVID era under the Centrally Sponsored and Managed Component (CSCM) of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2016-2020. In collaboration with the respective District Collectors/District Magistrates/Deputy Commissioners, MSDE is starting the program in these districts for skills training within 125 days. Training has already started in some parts of the identified districts and will gradually expand to other parts in a few months.

More than 92 lakh people have been trained.Short Term Training (STT) aims to provide skills training to young people who have left school/university or unemployed for various sectors and job roles under Skill India’s flagship PMKVY scheme.

The duration of the training program varies between 150 and 300 hours depending on the different jobs. The Recognition of Pre-Apprenticeship (RPL) recognizes the value of learning outside the formal setting and provides government certification for an individual’s skills.

Digital and financial education is provided to candidates and free accident insurance is granted for three years. There is no fee charged to the candidate for participating in the RPL program and the candidate who successfully undergoes the training is awarded Rs.500.

So far the Ministry of Skills has trained more than 92 lakh candidates under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2016-2020.

Training of 3 lakh migrant workers in 116 districts started

The National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC), under the auspices of the Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship-MSDE, is running the training program through existing training providers and project implementing agencies working under PMKVY 2016-20 o State schemes.

1.5 lakh migrant workers are being trained under the Short Term Training (STT) programme, and a further 1.5 lakh migrant workers are planned to be trained under the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) scheme.

In these districts, the work of mobilizing migrant workers for the purpose of mobilizing them for local jobs as well as for training is carried out by the district administration. The Ministry of Skills is leading its efforts to organize skills training for various jobs according to the demand of the local industry, as recommended by the district administration.

Emphasizing the need to promote skills and entrepreneurship for rural development, Union Minister for Skills Development and Entrepreneurship Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey said: “Rural development through skills development is a core element of Skill India Mission as 70 per cent of the total workforce is from rural India.

The vision of creating a rural workforce with the changing needs of the industry requires a perfect synergy between various stakeholders in an efficient ecosystem. We need to complement each other with the pressing need to create industry-relevant jobs at a regional level to neutralize the spillover effects of workforce displacement.

We are committed to focusing on local demand-driven skills development programs to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities for skilled migrant workers, whose collective strength is the backbone of our economy.”

The skills training and orientation program has started in these identified districts after the recognition and affiliation of the training providers on the Skill India portal and subsequent approval of system-based targets.

Roles that are in demand in these 6 states include Electrician Assistant, Self Employed Cashier, Retail Sales Associate, Customer Service Executive (Call Center), Sewing Machine Operator, and General Service Assistant, etc.

As GKRA is part of Short Term Training (STT), all benefits will be available to eligible candidates under STT-CSCM-PMKVY 2016-20. In accordance with the guidelines, the eligible candidate receives assistance under the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) scheme for travel expenses, food and accommodation expenses, post-placement support, assistants and other assistance.undefined

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