Skill Development Mission

Akhilesh Yadav has truly made the youth his government’s focal point by offering them numerous opportunities for skill development and vocational training. In 2015, the state government signed MoUs with Cafe Coffee Day, Bangalore, G4S Gurgaon, Super House Kanpur, etc. and exchanged documents under which 60,000 young men and women will be given vocational training. The Uttar Pradesh State Tourism Corporation signed an MoU to give priority to meritorious graduatesand provide them with job opportunities.

Apart from this, vocational and skill development training is underway with giant MNCs like Maruti, HCL and Dainik Jagran. A conducive environment and rebates to set up industries in the state have also opened a plethora of opportunities for youngsters. More and more educational seats are being established in the state to provide better facilities to all.

On 16th March 2016, Uttar Pradesh also bagged ‘Best State Award’ for skill development by UNESCO and the Central Government.

  • Under the Skill Development Mission, free training is given to the youth.
  • In March 2016, Uttar Pradesh was awarded the 'Best State' for Skill Development.
  • The Samajwadi Government has been awarded by UNESCO for the same.