The Bihar Skill Development Mission (BSDM) has launched a unique skill training programme by the name of “Kushal Yuva Program” which would enhance the employability Skills of all aspirants in the age group of 15-28 years (Age limit for SC/ST, OBC & People with Disabilities is as follows: SC/ST – 33 years, OBC – 31 years, PwD – 33 years), who have passed at least 10th Class irrespective of their having attained higher education or their currently pursuing higher education. Soft Skills training would comprise of Life skills, Communications Skills (English & Hindi) and Basic computer literacy which in turn would enhance their employability and act as a value add to the various domain specific training endeavours currently being implemented in Bihar.
As on 8th July 2017, the total admissions have crossed 1,12,000 and the number of approved center have crossed 1100. We started this journey with 48 centers and 1978 learners on 16th December 2016. Currently, approved centers cover 494 out of 534 blocks across all the 38 districts of Bihar. Our target is to cover each and every block of Bihar. The new empanelment process is open for 284 blocks only which currently have less than the required number of centers.
- Kushal Yuva Program (कुशल युवा कार्यक्रम).
- Bihar Student Credit Card (बिहार छात्र क्रेडिट कार्ड).
- Self Help Allowence (स्वयं सहायता भत्ता).