“YUVA” is a skill development programme initiated by Delhi police under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious project, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY. Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the YUVA program under which Delhi Police has opened skill development training centres in the police stations.
The YUVA skill development programme will the help the police to engage with youth who are prone to drug addiction and other crimes. The home minister said that the police should adopt people-friendly measures which increase social interaction and he also thanked the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship for the YUVA project.
YUVA Skill Development Programme for Youth
Delhi Police has linked with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CM) for providing employment to the youth along with skill training. National Skill Development Corporation will play its role in providing skill training to youth under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and Cll will provide job linked training through Sector Skill Councils which are connected to industry to provide job guarantee.
Under the programme, the youth in age group of 17-25 years were selected by Delhi Police for this training based on detailed exercise conducted in all 13 districts in Delhi.
These youths belong to categories such as school dropouts, victims of crimes, Juvenile offenders and families in dire state mostly from the underprivileged colonies.
About 2,269 candidates were selected by Delhi police who will get training from 36 training partners in 45 skills. As per the information 32 police station buildings have been identified where Skill Development Centres to be opened.