Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
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Implementation PM Daksh Yojana

Posted On: 22 MAR 2022 4:37PM by PIB Delhi

The scheme of ‘Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi’ (PM-DAKSH) has been launched by Department of Social Justice and Empowerment during 2020-21 to impart skill development training to the youth (age between 18-45 years) belonging to Scheduled Castes, Other Backward Classes/Economically Backward Classes/De-notified Tribes and Safai karamcharis including Waste pickers through online registration at PM-DAKSH portal on pan India basis. The training is free of cost and is implemented through three Corporations viz. National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC), National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC) and National Safai Karamcharis Finance & Development Corporation (NSKFDC) catering to the respective target groups. The main objective of the scheme is to increase the skill levels of the targetted youth by providing for long term and short term skills, followed by settlement in employment/self-employment.

The details of the candidates trained and thereafter placements made under the scheme since 2020-21 are as under:



Training Commenced

Placement made*







* Placements are done after assessment and certification.

The details of the training commenced and placements made during 2020-21 and 2021-22 in respect of the targetted beneficiaries in Andhra Pradesh is given below:





(Training commenced)

(Placement made)*

(Training commenced)

(Placement made)*

Andhra Pradesh





* Placements are done after assessment and certification.

Under PM-DAKSH Yojana the skill development training programmes are implemented as per National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) issued by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) from time to time. The curriculum of the skill development training programme developed and approved by MSDE is followed under PM-DAKSH Yojana.

At present, there is no such proposal.

This information was given by the Minister of state for social justice and empowerment sushri pratima bhoumik in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.



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