Skill Hub


Knowledge and skills are the driving forces for social development and economic growth for any country. As there is demand-supply mismatch, the economy needs more ‘skilled’ workforce than in the availability of it. In the school and higher education sphere, knowledge and skills are required for diverse forms of employment in all the industry sectors and other services. By realizing the importance and the necessity for developing skills among students, National Education Policy 2020 emphasised on mainstreaming vocational education and to enable removal of academic silos, a Credit based framework to ensure vertical and horizontal pathways for students and creating work-ready human capital.

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in consultation with Ministry of Education (MoE) has planned to implement the ‘Skill Hub Initiative’ under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0 (PMKVY 3.0). Scheme aims to facilitate and make education more relevant and create industry fit skilled workforce.

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What is Skill Hub?

Skill Hubs are nodal skill centres identified to provide skill development and vocational training opportunities to target population segments from class 6-8th (introduction to world-of-work through orientation, industry visits, bag-less days), 9th to 12th (aimed at exposing students to skill development avenues), school dropouts and out-of-education (aimed for academic credit, mainstreaming back to education and or apprenticeship and employment linkages).

Over a period of time these Skill Hubs will associate with adjoining education and skilling institutions (spokes) over a district, or a cluster of adjacent districts, to provide access to skill development training at hub location or at spoke location.

Such adjoining institutions in the vicinity of the Skill Hub may leverage the infrastructure and resources available at the associated Hub for their In-school, drop-outs and out-of-education candidates in the 15-29 age cohort.

In the initial phase, 5,000 such skill hubs will be identified in the country from across the education and skill ecosystems.

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The Skill Hubs would offer NSQF aligned vocational courses for the following target segments:

School Dropouts
(6th to 12th Class cohort):

To achieve Vocational skill Certification and academic credit through credit assignment and ...Read More

Out-of-education candidates:

To achieve vocational skill certificate and academic credit through Skilling/RPL/ Re-skilling/ Up-skilling courses.

Benefits to the trainees

Free training for candidate between age of 15- 45years

NSQF compliant courses

Reward money to candidates upon successful certification

Counselling services at Skill Hubs

Easy access to vocational skill training

Conveyance cost for PwD and Transgender candidates

Convergence/ integration of vocational and formal education

Placement facilitation for candidates

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