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JKSDM conducts surprise visit to PMKVY training centres

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SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 15: To ensure quality training is being imparted to the candidates, officials of J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) today conducted unscheduled visits to various PMKVY training centres.

The officials visited AISECT centre Sopore, Super Computer centre Anantnag and Evergreen centre Jammu who are imparting Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) state component training.

PMKVY is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India aimed to enable youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood.

Besides interacting with the candidates, the team had a detailed deliberation with the administrative staff of these training centres and candidates undergoing training in skill courses such as domestic data entry operator, CCTV installation, field technician, assistant electrician, retail associates, self-employed tailor and computing & peripherals.

Mission Director JKSDM asked the candidates to focus on their skill training and emphasised on availing job opportunities beyond the state boundaries.

Staff and administrative department of these training centres were directed to ensure there is no lacuna in the quality of training and trainers. They were asked to explore collaborations with other training centres and organize exposure visit programmes for students in and outside the state.

JKSDM is imparting training in 23 skill sectors and 43 skill courses and is training around 15000 youth through its training providers.

Students were assured that training centres and JKSDM will make every effort to provide placements in the private sector to all the certified trainees.

“We have started the inspection exercise and it will be continuing process. The exercise is meant to ensure that the maximum objectives of the scheme are realized and at the same time, quality training standards are maintained. We will not compromise on the quality of the training standards that have to be maintained during the training process,” a statement of JKSDM said.

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