Tripura Launched Pradhanmantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY) In Agartala


Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched the Pradhanmantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY) in Agartala.

Key Facts

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched the state component of Pradhanmantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY) in Agartala on 7th April.

He assured that the target to give training to more than 1 lakh 16,000 youths by 2020 will be achieved and as a result the problem of unemployment prevailing in the state will be solved.


Those who wish to start, especially the small-scale industries, will be provided land, other assistance and security.

The state government is also planning to promote industrialisation based on pineapple, bamboo, rubber and jackfruit.

Tourism sector will be developed with proper strategy in the coming days.

Implementation Phase

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Tripura is the first state in the North East to implement the state component of PMKVY through Directorate of Skill Development (DSD).

As part of the implementation process, DSD launched the skill development training programmes in 13 accredited training centres with a target of 1830 candidates on 21 job roles in 13 sectors across five districts of the state.

Another 15 centres are under process for accreditation.


Tripura is the first state in the country implementing pilot project for accreditation for skilled candidates who would be imparted training programmes in different trades under various departments and private training providers.

Pradhanmantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is a skill development initiative scheme of the Government of India for recognition and standardisation of skills.

The aim of the pmkvy scheme is to encourage aptitude towards employable skills and to increase working efficiency of probable and existing daily wage earners, by giving monetary awards and rewards and by providing quality training to them.

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