JKSDM reviews functioning of skill training centres

A review meeting related to functioning of training centres under centrally sponsored Pradhan MantriKaushalVikasYojana (PMKVY-State Component) was held here.

The meeting was chaired by Mission Director, J&K Skill Development Mission in the Conference Hall of Mission Directorate, J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM), Srinagar.

Representatives of Kashmir based training centres& Jammu based training centres (through video conferencing), training, placement and monitoring team of JKSDM attended the meeting.

Till date, 4871 candidates have been enrolled in various training centres empanelled by JKSDM, out of which 4121 candidates have been trained, 3001 candidates have received certificates and 468 candidates have been provided job placements. The training centres were directed to provide job placements to rest of the trained candidates within the period of next three months as per the norms and guidelines of PMKVY scheme. Candidates have been provided short-term skill trainings in courses such as Assistant Electrician, Plumbing, Tailoring, Data Entry Operator, Beauty Therapist, CCTV Installation etc.

Mission Director said that JKSDM has initiated the process of allocating fresh training targets to the training centres and would encourage the training centres to add on new skill courses such as agriculture allied activities, floriculture, medial sales representatives etc.