We will promote vocational training on a massive scale. Rigid segregation of formal education and skill development will be broken; a mechanism will be established to give vocational qualifications of Academic Equivalence

2.5 Cr people have been trained under Skill India in the last three years under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship programs.

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Under the Long-term training module, a total number 13,912 ITIs have been set up out of which 557 have been established in the year 2017 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.(MSDE) also laid down the Foundation stone of the First Regional Vocational Training Institute (RVTI) of Hyderabad by Hon’ble Vice President of India on September 16th, 2017 in Andhra Pradesh. Currently, there are 15 RVTIs spread across the nation.Under PMKVY, as on 18.12.2017, 40.5 lakh (appx.) candidates have been trained (27.76 lakh STT + 7.76 lakh RPL) / undergoing training (5 lakh appx.) under Short Term Training and Recognition of Prior Learning. In year 2017, under PMKVY (STT) 11 lakhs have been trained and under RPL more than 3.7 lakh people were assessed and certified, under the program.

Skills - Focusing on Productivity and Employability
Achieved
Source: 
www.bjp.org/manifesto2014