Subject: Schemes in news
√Third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) will be launched soon.
√Spearheaded by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), this phase will focus on new-age and COVID-related skills.
√Skill India Mission PMKVY 3.0 envisages training of eight lakh candidates over a scheme period of 2020-2021.
√Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), launched in 2015, is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) implemented by National Skill Development Corporation.
√ The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme: is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood.
√ Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
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