Skill Development Programmes for Uneducated People

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy has said that there are over 70 skill development schemes across various sectors implemented by over 20 Central Ministries/Departments to promote skilling of all people including the uneducated, in the Country. Funds under these schemes are provided by the concerned Ministries/Departments to the implementing agencies including States in accordance with the guidelines issued for the schemes.

Details of people including uneducated trained under various skill development schemes/programmes of over 20 Central Ministries/Departments for the year 2012-13 to 2015-16 (upto June, 2015) are as under:-

(Figures in lakhs)

Year Number of persons trained
2012-2013 51.88
2013-2014 76.37
2014-2015 76.12
2015-2016 (upto June, 2015) 09.73

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