Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra – PMKK


The targets set for skilling Indian youth demands systematic execution through speed, scale and sustainability. A major towards ensuring quality and consistency while meeting the numbers is the formation of state-of-the-art training centers called the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) in partnership with training partners across India. 

The objective of this article is to inform the readers about the government schemes and guide them to authoritative sources of information such as the relevant pages on the websites of NSDC and MSDE. To know more about PMKK process, funding and guidelines for proposal submission visit:

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) along with National Skill Development Corporation NSDC, is making continuous efforts to skill the unskilled population of the country with the vision of making India, the ‘Skill Capital of the World’. The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) is a huge step in establishing a model and iconic centre of excellence for skill development.

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Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra PMKK

Process for setting up of PMKK

Listed below are the main components of the set up process


NSDC has followed a cluster based approach for the coverage of this programme across the country. To ensure a mix of districts with different levels of skill based developmental activities clusters have been created keeping in mind their socio-economic, demographic and skill based training abilities. Clustering has not been done in the North Eastern states, Jammu and Kashmir and the Union Territories due to the challenges faced in these areas. This will also ensure maximum participation of the skill based training agencies.


  • The PMKK centres are divided into three categories based on the district population. Each category has a different minimum area requirement. The three categories A, B and C will have a minimum centre size of 8000, 5000 and 3000 sq ft respectively. The population in these categories is above 4 lakh for category A, 1-4 lakh for category B and less than 1 lakh for category C.
  • The PMKK centres have to follow the branding specifications provided by NSDC for colour specifications, designs and templates etc.
  • The training centres have to be easily accessible to people, located close to a main road and well connected by public transport with adequate lighting and movement of people.
  • Similarly there are specifications laid out by NSDC/MSDE for the equipment in the centres, hostel facilities, classrooms, counselling and placement services etc.

Financial Support

  • For setting up the PMKK centre NSDC will provide funding in the form of a loan to cover 70% of its expenditure at an applicable rate of interest with a repayment period of 4 years.
  • The loan is capped at a maximum limit of 70lakhs per centre and will be utilised for infrastructure, training aids and internal renovation.
  • The loan cannot be utilized for immovable property like land or buildings.
  • Additional loan can be provided, over and above 70 lakhs, for using pre-fabricated structures for setting up of PMKK centres. NSDC and promoter contribution to the loan shall be in a ratio of 75:25, respectively.
  • Each PMKK should maintain a bank account in a commercial bank and the release of funds will be made for each phase based on milestone completion specified by NSDC.

Training delivery

Following are some of the parameters for training delivery in terms of expectations to be met by the trainers, the trainees and other specifications.

  • All trainers hired should have a minimum specified academic qualification and minimum experience as per the SSC. The centre should have sufficient amount of trainers and in addition to the course trainers one soft skills and English trainer and faculty for employment readiness also should be available in every centre.
  • The trainees also have to meet the specified eligibility criteria for every skill program at the time of admission. Guidelines are provided for the duration and quality of the courses provided.
  • Assessment and Certification is the responsibility of bodies recognised by NSDC/MSDE. The assessment has to be done within a week of the course completion and the certificates issued in the next 7 days.
  • Those who complete the training successfully will be provided with placement assistance and on the job training also included part of the training program.

NSDC is developing a central database to monitor the project implementation. A dedicated website with information regarding the project, updates, guidelines and MIS is being developed.

The road ahead

Several PMKK Centres have been inaugurated across the country. As the numbers and geographical coverage increase PMKK has the potential to become the benchmark of skill development infrastructure, training, and placement in the respective district and also in the entire country and will make skill development quality oriented, sustainable and aspirational.


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  10. i m from rajasthan!!
    there are many centres of pmkk!
    but in my area the pnkk centre is stop before a long time!
    first they say us that this cochng was stop for some time!
    but it is stop until two months
    so it is an reqst to uh that please restart this cochng!

  11. We will shortly open pmkk in 6 location of up viz azamgarh, mohanlalganj, kanpur dehat, jalaun, barelly and bijnor @9335024595

  12. lokesh sinha on

    sir i m ece engineer .i want to open training centre at ranchi so what is the procedure plse help me anyone

  13. Sonali Rathore on

    Sir kalpana training ceNtre se maine kaushal vikas yojna ki h march 2018 me complete hui h but unhone koi job provide nhi krai h abhi tk aur paise mag rhe h job dene ke sir ap hmre jaise student ko plz job provide karye hm log berojgar h plZ sir help me….

    • Hi Sonali, I hope you will get a good job, please follow PMKVY and our facebook & twitter pages for job fair updates, you can complain about fraudulent by visiting PMKVY website or call the given number and complaint about it.

  14. Sir I worked in pmkvy as a trainer .And I want to get job in pmkk .I am tot certified in documentation assistant,inventory clerk,courier tracking executive.

  15. sayyed Mohammed sajid on

    Rajasthan bikaner center me bhut bhedbhav hota hai vha un bcho ko to vo rakh lete hai jinke parents govt. servant hai ya fir ache business hai lekin ek majdur aadmi k bche ko khte tumko iski zarurat nhi hai or vha pr hindu muslim bhi hota hai bhut jyada

  16. Sagar chourey on

    सर इसमे स्टूडेंट को छात्रवृत्ति कितनी दी जाती हैं

  17. Sir iam satpal Singh from tamaspura distic fatehabad
    Sir I want say that
    Mene pmkky fatehabad she in store promotor ka course kiya h
    Jb mene addmision liya tha to us time bolya gya ki har student ko shirt books or bag milega
    Mujhe sir sirf book mili h
    Na to shirt mili h or na bag
    Sir mujhe kya fatehabad me to kisi ko nhi mila
    Bataiye sir Lyon nhi mila


    sir i have complete the batch of pmkvy now want work with pmkk
    and i have space of 8000sqft . plz assist me how to start PMKK

  19. Yogesh Kholiya on

    i wanna open a PMKK center in khatima U.S.Nagar (uttarakhand). so plz suggest me for this & give all the detail about this

  20. I want to open PMKK center in Uttar-Pradesh , at district Agra , Block- Fatehpur sikri. so suggest us waht will do for this ?

  21. alok ranjan prasad on

    I live in Dhanbad, I have already work at DDU-GKY Project At Dhanbad,
    i want open PMKK centre at Dhanbad,please reply to me with all details & contact no.

  22. Sir
    I shall complain about the arbitrariness happening in the pamacak center running in his city. Please send any email ID or complaint number.


    I want to join as trainer to electricians at DHANBAD.
    I am retired Electrical Graduate Engineer having interest in teaching.


      Hii Sir,
      Good Evening,
      This is TUHIN DEBBARMA from tripura, i was seleted for PMKK centre with 10k sq.ft to open skill training at my home town, will u interest then you can contact with me and my cell no is 6909219778

  24. i am vekata chrao from tadepalli muncipal corporation mob no 9440601800 iwant start led bulbs munafacring manullay at the house who will provide materials

  25. i have complete [ botany,chemistry ,zoology] i want to join PMKVY kindly let me know where PMKVY centres in Karnataka
    Pls pls help..

  26. manroopram bhincher on

    Manroop RAM Bhincher jayal nagaur rajasthan mob no.9610967975
    i want to open pmkk center please help me

  27. I am verry happy for skill india projects but not available in our city.
    I want to join skill india training but no any training center here .please help me .

    • Mansion your city in comment box…if your district will have not saturated then we will try to establish a pmkvy center….ok

  28. Abdulqayyum Baigumpalli on

    Shri Narendra Modiji the Honorable Prime Minister of India, I am Abdul qayyum Baigumpalli
    from Bagalkot state Karnataka. I learnt the NSQF: 5, Sector: service, Specialization: Electrical
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    their but, they are not giving us Bachelor in Vocation Degree (B-VOC),but they are giving us
    Diploma in Vocation(D-VOC), here i am telling you to sir give them B-VOC degree
    Programme, in our B.V.V.S community college their are three branches, sector: Manufacturing,
    sector: Automobiles, sector: Service. The MS Ramaiah Institute of technology University
    Bangalore are giving to our college student only for sector: Manufacturing and sector:
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    colleges are their. In our sector: service branch we are 19 students….. Sir some friends come form
    villages and some from city, some from come 60 km. We are learning this course ago 4 years.
    Sir please help us we are kindly request, our future is in your hands sir.

    • i am verry happy for skill india development projects but not available in our city.
      I want to join skill india training centre but no any training center here .please help me .

    • I am an Ex-servicemen worked in telecommunications department for 20yrs in army.after retirement I joined in rcom, & jio worked for 14yrs as a technical engineer.I can teach the students total mobile tower communication net work technology free of cost

  29. pawan singh chandel on

    Siri I have given interview On 7 june 2017 for CCTV trainee pmkk in Rewa but till now I can’t get any information about the result .plz tell about the result.

    • i want start pmkk center in my home distric Mahendergarh Haryana please give me advised for center

      • Sk. Amson Lamkang on

        Im very happy to know about this skill training program. Is this scheme State wise or District wise. please let me know so that I would like to start a PMKK institute in my Dist. of Manipur.

    • Samar halder on

      I’m from West Bengal District- purba bardwan kalna , I complete my training from PMKK center Kalna , I submit my all documents ,also I got certificate but I don’t get my stipend , please consider।

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