Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) implemented by National Skill Development Corporation.
The aim of the PMKVY scheme is to encourage aptitude towards employable skills and to increase the working efficiency of probable and existing daily wage earners, by giving monetary awards and rewards and by providing quality training to them. Training programs have been worked out on the basis of National Occupational Standards (Nos.) and qualification packs specifically developed in various sectors of skills. For this qualification plans and quality, plans have been developed by various Sector Skill Councils (SSC) created with the participation of Industries. National Skill Development Council (NSDC) has been made coordinating and driving agency for the same.