Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna – PMKVY 2.0 (2016-2020) approved for another four years to benefits the 10 Million youth allocated budget of Rs. 12,000 crore, launched on 15th July 2016.
The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) announced the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) Antyodaya Diwas, on 25th September 2014. DDU-GKY is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), tasked with the dual objectives of adding diversity to the incomes of rural poor families and cater to the career aspirations of rural youth.
DDU-GKY is uniquely focused on rural youth between the ages of 15 and 35 years from poor families. As a part of the Skill India campaign, it plays an instrumental role in supporting the social and economic programs of the government like the Make In India, Digital India, Smart Cities and Start-Up India, Stand-Up India campaigns. Over 180 million or 69% of the country’s youth population between the ages of 18 and 34 years, live in its rural areas. Of these, the bottom of the pyramid youth from poor families with no or marginal employment number about 55 million.
Samarth (Scheme For Capacity Building In Textile Sector) is a flagship skill development scheme approved in continuation to the Integrated Skill Development Scheme for 12th FYP, Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs. The industry is facing shortage of skilled workers and provides many opportunities for unemployed youth in the country who are trained in the sector. To address the issue, Central government of India has launched Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS) and named it SAMARTH Scheme. The objectives of the scheme are to provide demand-driven, placement oriented skilling programme to incentivize the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors to promote skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors through respective sectoral divisions/organizations of Ministry of Textile; and to provide livelihood to all sections of the society across the country. The Scheme would target to train 10 lakh persons over a period of 3 years (2017-20) with an estimated budget of 1300 crore and has invited the participation of Textiles Industry/Associations registered under Central or State Government/Chambers of Commerce of Central or State Government.
In accordance with the new Companies Bill 2012, every company registered under the companies law or any previous laws having a Net worth of Rs.500 crore or more; or a turnover of Rs.1000 crore or more; or a Net profit of Rs.5 crore or more, during any financial year has to spend at least two percent of its average Net profit made during the three immediately preceding financial years on CSR. Since children and youth are the future of the country, a number of companies have started actively focusing on CSR activities, with Education and Employment Enhancing Vocational Skills being a key area.
VISION HLT is already involved in changing the lives of people through imparting skill development training in with partnership of various stakeholders. It has trained more than 10,000+ of youths and provided a platform where talented youths can deliver towards the development of country. It is bringing happiness in their families and empowering India.