Skill Development Schemes

Mission Statement – 2015

62% of India’s population is in the working age group (15-59 years), and more than 54% of the total population is below 25 years of age.

109.73 Million additional skilled manpower will be required across 24 key sectors by 2022.

25% schools will integrate skilling with formal education from class 9 onwards, over the next 5 years, to make skill development aspirational.

3000 College based, 1 National, 30 State, 50 Nodal Entrepreneurship Hubs will be set up to deliver support covering the entire nation.

3-tier structure to implement objectives of the National Skill Development Mission; Rs 3,000 crore per year Credit Guarantee Fund for Entrepreneurship Development has been initiated.Q

5 year targets set for stakeholders by the Policy Implementation Unit for impact assessment.

Quick Links to Schemes


Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Kaushal Yojnaa – DDU-GKY

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojnaa – PMKVY

PMKK-Pradan Mantri Kaushal Kendra

NSDC self-sponsored training (NSDC)

UDDAN – Training for J&K Youth

Green skill development programme

National Rural Livelihood Mission – Ajeevika skills NRLM

National Apprenticeship promotion scheme

Skill Development Initiative Scheme (SDIS)

Ministry of Labor and Employment – MoLE

Craftsmen Training Scheme

Seekho Aur Kamao- For Monorities

Director General of Training – Modular Employable Skills – DGT-MES

Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Vocationalisation of Higher Secondary Education (CSS for VHSE)

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act – NREGA

Financial assistance for skill training of persons with disabilities

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