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    PMKVY Report: West Zone Reports Highest Number Of Certified Candidates

    By Atul Ade, Nidhi Agarwal
    24 Oct'22  2 min read
    PMKVY Report: West Zone Reports Highest Number Of Certified Candidates
    Synopsis

    A total of 79,863 candidates were certified from the western states. This is the highest among all the zones of India. About 60 percent of the enrolled candidates were certified from Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra which is also the highest percentage among all the zones. Western states have performed very well in all the parameters of the PMKVY training programme except the placement.

    PMKVY Report: West Zone Reports Highest Number Of Certified Candidates
    Synopsis

    A total of 79,863 candidates were certified from the western states. This is the highest among all the zones of India. About 60 percent of the enrolled candidates were certified from Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra which is also the highest percentage among all the zones. Western states have performed very well in all the parameters of the PMKVY training programme except the placement.

    With 1,33,422 candidates enrolled in the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), western states had the third highest number of admissions. Out of 7,94,911 candidates enrolled in the programme, 16.78 per cent were from Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra; the West zone.

    The PMKVY training programme was implemented by the National Skill Development Corporation. The Government of India launched this initiative for the recognition and promotion of industry relevant skills.

    Careers360 collected the PMKVY training programmes data of all the states and reviewed the data of the west states: Gujarat, Karnataka, and Maharashtra, in detail in this particular article.

    PMKVY: Enrolled Candidates

    A total of 1,33,422 candidates were admitted in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat. Maharashtra has the third highest number of enrolled candidates across the nation, and Karnataka and Gujarat hold the seventh and eighth ranks respectively.

    Number Of Enrolled Candidates In Southern StatesNumber Of Enrolled Candidates In Western States

    Also Read | PMKVY Report: Enrollments In Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana And Goa

    PMKVY 3.0: Ongoing Training

    When the data was collected in 2021 for the PMKVY programme, many candidates were still pursuing the training programme all over India. About 1.3 per cent of the enrolled candidates from the rest of India and just one per cent candidates from west zone were still undergoing the programme.

    Number Of Candidates Enrolled In Ongoing Training ProgrammesNo. Of Candidates Participated In Ongoing Training Programme

    PMKVY: Certified Candidates

    West zone holds the first position among all the six zones of India in terms of the certification of enrolled candidates. Across India, Gujarat had the second highest certified candidates after Puducherry (Union Territories). Karnataka and Maharashtra too were among the top 15 states when it came to certified candidates.

    Western States: Certified CandidatesWestern States: Certified Candidates

    Also Read | PMKVY: An Analysis Of Training Programmes In Central India

    PMKVY: Placed Candidates

    Although the western states hold the top rank in certified candidates, it holds the lowest position in terms of placed candidates.

    Western States: Placed CandidatesWestern States: Placed Candidates

    Also Read | PMKVY Report : Enrollment And Training In The Northern States

    The placement data is gathered from training partners and since the training was still going on, the placement information for all states are low.

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