‘Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana’Northern Railway invites applications for the first & second batches for training programmes at Supervisor Training Centre, Charbagh/LucknowEffort of Railways is likely to boost technical skills for the unemployed youth for better employability
Under the aegis of Ministry of Skilled Development & Entrepreneurship, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY) was launched by Hon’ble PM in July, 2015 to impart employability skills to the unemployed youth of India. The scheme is being implemented by National Skill Development Corporation.
Shri Ashutosh Gangal, General Manager, Northern Railway has informed that, under PMKVY 3.0 (Third edition of the scheme), Indian Railways has also stepped in to support the cause by starting Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojna to take up Industry relevant skill-training for youth to help them secure a better livelihood. Zonal Railways & Production Units of Railways will be training 2500 & 1000 youths respectively in the coming three years (up to 2024) in the Railway Training Institutes. Banaras Locomotive Works (BLW) – the nodal authority for RKVY training in Railways has shortlisted 4 trades for the training viz. machinist, welding, fitter and electrician. A course module fr 100 hr training duration has been prepared for the same. The training will involve 70% practical and 30% theoretical content. As part of this initiative, Northern Railway has issued notification for its first & second batches for training programmes at Supervisor Training Centre, Charbagh/Lucknow to be started from 20.9.2021. Applications are now being called for the same.
Railways with its huge infrastructure, a number of technical workshops and training institutes is well placed to impart technical training to the unemployed youth. This effort of Railways is likely to boost technical skills for the unemployed youth for better employability.
He further said that, the notification, application form and other important information for the same are available on the website of Northern Railway atnr.indianrailways.gov.in–> News and Recruitment Info –> Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojna.