“YUVA YUGA” scheme is an industry-led program to encourage and promote skill development for youth throughout Karnataka. It helps youth to take up industry designed quality skill training and become employable. The objective of this scheme is to:

  • Encourage and promote skill trained youths
  • Increase the skill training capacity in Karnataka
  • Mobilise unemployed youth to take up industry designed quality skill training
  • Increase productivity of the existing workforce and align skill training with the actual needs of the State
  • Under the Yuva Yuga Scheme, Government has launched courses to elevate the skill sets amongst the students from various industries. The Yuva Yuga Skill Training Scheme provides skills in line with the demands of the current industrial scenario. The Scheme is focused on 5 sectors namely IT, Information Technology Enabled Services (ITeS), Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM), Telecom and Animation Visual Effects Gaming & Comics (AVGC).
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eKaushal – A robust platform to operate Yuva Yuga

It is a challenge to administer and supervise skill activities of all the entities of the Skills Ecosystem due to lack of a central hub. To overcome this problem and organize the number of different of skill activities, Government of Karnataka has deployed eKaushal. eKaushal ensures that the youth from both rural and urban areas are trained by means of offline as well as online trainings. It links trained youth with hiring companies ensuring need based skilling. Following are some of the key features of the eKaushal Platform.


eMargadharshi, a bot, is cognitive counselor built using artificial intelligence, deep learning and highly sophisticated machine learning algorithms. It’s one of its kind of bots which deciphers the language and clarifies your queries, thus substituting a counselor. As students find it difficult to assess which course will be best as per their skill sets, eMargadharshi assists them with searching that kind of information. Once someone registers and fills their information, eMargadharshi analyses & recommends the different courses that one can take up as per their profile, education and background. It also provides data on no. of job opportunities available on the specific course completion (including the area) along with salary details. eMargadharshi is here to augment the educational system of Karnataka.

Students’s Dashboard

For a student/ job seeker, eKaushal acts as a one-stop shop to bridge the gap between the available skill set and industry requirements reflected in available jobs. Once the student/ job seeker registers he/she can view the available courses and select the one they prefer to learn. It’s a perfect Student Information Management Solutions (SIMS).

Training Centre’s Dashboard

eKaushal will help the Training Partner to add various training centers and accredit schemes and courses to them. They can also view diverse reports like attendance reports, training center details and course reports. They can register students, remove or modify their information, upload the results of candidates, view their attendance and close batches amongst many other functions.

Employer’s Dashboard

eKaushal is a dais to find competent and skillful workforce for companies looking to hire. The hiring companies can post jobs and modify as per requirement, search for candidates, notify them about the relevant available opportunities, track applications, retrieve reports to analyze different statistics, etc.

Achievements & Testimonials –

Yuva Yuga Scheme has successfully launched 407 training centers across 6 skills sectors and trained 25,000+ youth. 3500 students are undergoing training across 90 colleges.

“In small words, it is my Second Teacher and Second Linkedin. Thanks for the effective Strategy by GOK.”- Tejaswi (Mysore)

“I am from a Village in Tumkur District, I had completed my Degree but there is no one to guide me, that time I got to know about Yuvayuga a GOK Initiative for providing jobs and skilling, I registered as a student/job seeker there is one chat bot which guided me with jobs and what are the courses that GOK providing. Now I am undergoing training in One training centre in our district itself. Those who are from t rural background and wants a career guide then Yuvayuga is very useful. It provides each and every information from courses, jobs, training centres. It is a boon for rural people to get jobs.” – Suresh Kumar (Tumkur District)

Karnataka Innovation & Technology Society
Government Of Karnataka