Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY) – Skill Development Programme for Indian Youth


In the way transforming India, once again the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has introduced a new scheme Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY) on 09 January 2017. This is a skill development program targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment.

This scheme was launched by the PM Modi on the inauguration programme of 4th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas convention which was held in India’s IT hub Bengaluru, Karnataka. Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa was the Chief Guest of the event.

The Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY) is launched with an aim to provide training and certify Indians who are seeking overseas employment in selected sectors in line with international standards.

This scheme will be implemented by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) through its training partners and in consultation with the Union Ministry of External Affairs and the Union Skill Development Ministry.

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This scheme will help for boosting the confidence of the Indian youth who want to work out of the country of their choice for vocation.

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7 Responses

  1. G Khader Hussain

    January 16, 2017 7:26 am

    When and How to apply for PKVY? What are the mandatory requirement for PKVY? When its going to take off?


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