Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana
The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has launched Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana to scale up an ecosystem of entrepreneurship for youngsters.
Highlights of the scheme:
- The scheme spans over five years (2016-17 to 2020-21)
- It will provide entrepreneurship education and training to over 7 lakh students in 5 years through 3,050 institutes.
- It will also include easy access to information and mentor network, credit, incubator and accelerator and advocacy to create a pathway for the youth.
- The institutes under the PM’s Yuva Yojana include 2,200 institutes of higher learning (colleges, universities, and premier institutes), 300 schools, 500 ITIs and 50 entrepreneurship development centres through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
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