“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 1,10,000 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, ICT 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).
Achievements & Testimonials –
Yuva Yuga Scheme has successfully launched 407 training centers across 6 skills sectors and trained 31,729 youth. 9000 students are undergoing trainings across 90 colleges. There are 236 job roles on the portal so far. The scheme has gathered interest from industry partners like IBM, HP, Microsoft, DXC Technology, KEONICS, and Cognitive .ai.