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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1896

TO BE ANSWERED ON 03.01.2018

 

KEY COMPONENTS OF SANKALP AND STRIVE SCHEMES

 

1896. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

 

Will the Minister of SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP be pleased to state:

 

(a) the status of skill development in Karnataka;

 

(b) the key components of Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) and Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) schemes;

 

(c) how it is different from Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY); and

 

(d) the details of projects submitted by Karnataka under the above two schemes and the status of such projects?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

(SHRI ANANTKUMAR HEGDE)

 

 

(a) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is implementing two flagship schemes known as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) to cover the prospective youths of the country including State of Karnataka. PMKVY enables large number of prospective youths for taking Short Term Training (STT) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through accredited and affiliated training partner/training centers. Under PMKK, Ministry is promoting establishment of model aspirational skill centres in every district for imparting skill training through

 

Under PMKVY, since inception, as on 18.12.2017, 40.5 lakh (appx.) candidates have been trained (27.76 lakh STT + 7.76 lakh RPL) / undergoing training (5 lakh approx.) under Short Term Training and Recognition of Prior Learning. Out of which, a total of 1,34,999 candidates are from State of Karnataka.

 

Under PMKK, as on 22.12.2017, 527 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras (PMKKs) have been allocated across 27 states of the country out of which, 34 PMKKs are in State of Karnataka.

 

There are 1421 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in Karnataka State (145 Government ITIs and 1276 Private ITIs) affiliated with National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) with around 1.3 Lakh trainees undergoing training under various designated trades of two semester/four semester duration.

 

(b) The World Bank loan assisted Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) which is aimed at strengthening institutes, improving quality and access, and catalyzing private sector investments in Short- term Skill Development has four key components known as Institutional Strengthening, Quality Assurance, Inclusion and Expanding Skills through

 

Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) is envisaged with an objective to improve relevance and efficiency of skills development provided through Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and apprenticeship has four key components known as Improved Performance of ITIs, Increased Capacities of State Governments to support and manage ITIs and apprenticeship training, Improved Teaching and Learning, and Improved and Broadened Apprenticeship Training.

 

(c) PMKVY aims to train to 1 crore people for four years (2016-20) under Short Term Training (STT) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) throughout the country. However, SANKALP aims at strengthening institutes, improving quality and access, and catalyzing private sector investments in Short-term Skill Development and STRIVE aims at integrating and enhancing delivery quality of 500 ITIs including 100 Private

 

(d) Both these programmes (SANKALP and STRIVE) have been launched recently and hence, proposal from the States including Karnataka will be received in due course of

 

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