Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK)- a Model Skill Development Training Centre in Chhattisgarh was inaugurated by Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Mr. Chandulal Sahu as the chief guest along-with Chancellor of ISBM University, Dr. Vinay Agrawal and Mr. Yeshwant Raj Parasmal, on 6th August 2017.
It is an initiative of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship & NSDC. The Centre is spread in an area of 10,000 sq.ft. in with the target to provide training and employment to 6,000 candidates in 3 years in 5 job roles in various areas including sewing, plumbing, electrician course, gardener, micro irrigation etc. CARE-PMKK will provide short term skill training for 10-12 weeks and provide self-employment opportunities to school/college dropouts and unemployed youth and women under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojna.
The training will be completely free of cost and subsidized by Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. Assessment will be done by respective sector skill council and candidate will get certificates from NSDC. Unemployed youth attended the event for enrollment in various job roles, in huge numbers.
CARE-PMKK has mandate to skill candidates in huge numbers and will be setting multiple model skill training centers within next. It is aimed at providing skill and employment opportunity to more than 1 lakh unemployed youth within next 3 years.