Shri Bandaru Dattatreya has stated that around 20 Ministries run skill development schemes to improve employability of youth in the country. According to the data compiled by MSDE, the number of persons skilled across various sectors during 2015-2016 were 1.04 crore.
He further mentioned about National Career Service (NCS), online job matching portal for jobseekers and employers and Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY). PMRPY scheme aims at enhancing employment opportunities in the country by providing incentive to employers. "In textiles (apparel and made-ups) sector, the Government will also pay the 3.67% EPF contribution of employers in addition to paying the 8.33% EPS contribution. Government announced a booster package of Rs. 6000 crores for the textile sector which is an employment intensive sector", he said.
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