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Why govt's skill development initiative still struggles with placements?

In its first iteration, the government was able to enrol two million candidates, but it could certify 1.5 million and place only 0.3 million

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PMKVY | Skill development | placements

Ishaan Gera  |  New Delhi 

Skill development, employment, job, workers, employees, PMKVY, Skill Development programme
Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajeev Chandrasekhar said the government was spending Rs 5,000 crore on skill development initiatives

Even as the government seeks to recruit one million people in 18 months, it is interesting that the record of its flagship programme, which aims to enhance the employment potential of Indians, has been poor. To be sure, the progress was not great to begin with, and it inevitably deteriorated during the two years of the pandemic.

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First Published: Fri, June 17 2022. 06:10 IST
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