RASHTRIYA UDYAMITA VIKAS SCHEME (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     23rd February 2024        

Context: Recently, the union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship inaugurated the Rashtriya Udyamita Vikas Pariyojana, in Sambalpur, Odisha.

Rashtriya Udyamita Vikas Pariyojana

  • About: Specifically designed for beneficiaries of the PM SVANidhi scheme, this project emphasizes the government's dedication to fostering entrepreneurs nationwide.
  • Aim: The primary goal is to equip individuals with comprehensive entrepreneurship training, emphasizing the creation of job providers rather than job seekers.
  • Focus: The initiative concentrates on reskilling and upskilling employees to boost their competitiveness and adaptability in the face of disruptive technology.
  • Training: Over a span of 22 weeks, participants will undergo comprehensive entrepreneurship training, blending theoretical knowledge with practical exposure through experiential learning.
  • Varied Training Modes: Training sessions will be conducted through offline, online, and hybrid modes, offering flexibility and accessibility to participants. Upon completion, certificates will be awarded, enhancing the course's credibility and value.
  • Launched virtually: Across 9 cities including Bhopal, Kanpur, Indore, Varanasi, Bharatpur, Shillong, Silchar, Dibrugarh and Guwahati.

Skill India Mission

  • Launched: On July 15, 2015
  • Implemented by: The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)
  • It is a comprehensive program to train and develop industrial, entrepreneurial skills among Indians.
  • Aim: To train a minimum of 300 million skilled people by the year. 2022
  • Initiatives under the Skill India Mission

oPradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

oRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

oNational Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) & SANKALP

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