Union home minister Mr. Rajnath Singh inaugurated ‘YUVA’ – A programme to develop skills among unemployed youths of Delhi specially from slummed areas of national Capital. The whole programme will be taken care and conducted by Delhi Police under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
The aim of the ‘YUVA’ initiative by Delhi Police is to develop different skills among selected youths so that they could earn their livings and don’t take any wrong or illegal activities in their lives due to unemployment.
Important points of YUVA Skill Development Programme
Delhi police has tied up with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) to provide training to the youth selected. Youth between the age range of 17 to 25 has been selected and all belongs to categories like:
Victims of crimes
From the underprivileged colonies
The selection process was conducted in all 13 districts of the state from where total 2,269 were selected. All selected candidates will be trained for a period of three months. The training will be provided by 36 training partners and youth will be trained in total 45 skills. The skill centers will be opened in 32 buildings of various police stations of the UT.
After the training is complete, jobs will be provided to the trained youth through Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana under ministry of skill development as per the skills acquired by the individuals. Skill certificates will also be provided to the participants after successful completion of the course.