Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring foreign countries to promote the “Make In India” campaign in the international arena. By visiting, so many countries will invest in India, manufacture their products and give more and more employment to our youth so that our farmers, youth and students do not commit suicide.
It is clearly shown that after education, other options like skill development, handicrafts and businesses can be explored. A new department, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), has been formed under which programmes like Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Udaan, Himayat, Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme (STAR) etc. have been launched wherein an individual is given skill based training depending on his education, skill set and interest. After the successful termination of which, a certain amount is disbursed as loan so that the trainee can set up his / her own enterprise or business instead of being a burden on others.
The Prime Minister was the chief guest on the occasion of the first ever World Youth Skills Day on July 15, 2015, and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launched the Skill India Campaign at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
As per government declaration, more than 18,000 graduates received employment letters and within the country around 2,33,000 youth were given certificates by the ITI and the Prime Minister announced the Skill Monetary Rewards scheme wherein skilled personnel can get loans ranging from 5,000 to 15,0000 so that they can build their future. As per this programme, the government’s target is to give out loans to around 34 lakh youth all over the country.
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