Question : Skill Development Centres

(a) whether the Government proposes to set up Skill Development Centres in Haryana including Kurukshetra and Odisha including Kalahandi;

(b) if so, the total number of Skill Development Centres being set up in Haryana and Odisha including Kurukshetra and Kalahandi;

(c) the centre-wise details of the budget allocated by the Government for this purpose along with the time-limit fixed in this regard; and

(d) the number of youth imparted skill development training at Kalahandi?

Answer given by the minister

(a) to (c) Under Skill India Mission, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) promotes establishment of model and aspirational skill centres known as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) in every district throughout the country for imparting skill training through its flagship scheme PMKVY 2016-20. The Ministry through National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) provides capital expenditure upto 75% of the project investment as well as operational support to each PMKK. As on 11.11.2019, 23 PMKKs and 27 PMKKs have been already established in State of Haryana including Kurukshetra and Odisha including Kalahandi, respectively.

In addition, MSDE is implementing a flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2016-20. PMKVY 2016-20 wherein it enables large number of prospective youth for taking up Short Term Training (STT) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through accredited and affiliated training centers / training providers (TCs/TPs) throughout the country including State of Haryana and Odisha. Under the scheme, for imparting the skill training, the accreditation and affiliation of TCs/TPs are being done under single window IT application known as SMART (Skill Management and Accreditation of Training Centres). As on 11.11.2019, 13,911 TCs have been accredited and affiliated throughout the country. Out of which, 1,039 and 364 TCs are in State of Haryana including Kurukshetra and Odisha including Kalahandi, respectively.

(d) As on 11.11.2019, 7,084 candidates have been trained in Kalahandi district of Odisha.

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