PRADHAN MANTRI KAUSHAL KENDRA (PMKK)


Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) is an effort towards creation of state of the art infrastructure, for delivery of quality skill development training in every district / parliamentary constituency of India. PMKK shall be a benchmark institution that demonstrates aspirational value for competency based skill development training. These centres will be exclusive, iconic and will be marketed as the best-in-class skill development centres.

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) intend to establish visible and aspirational training centres in every district of the country. These training centres will be state of the art Model Training Centres (MTCs), called as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) with NSDC.

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) intend to establish visible and aspirational model training centres in every district of the country under this scheme. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is the implementation agency for the project. The model training centres envisage to:

  • Create benchmark institutions that demonstrate aspirational value for competency based skill development training
  • Focus on elements of quality, sustainability and connect with stakeholders in skills delivery process
  • Transform from a mandate driven footloose model to a sustainable institutional model


These training centres will be state of the art Model Training Centres (MTCs), called as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK).

CARD along with CALANCE India has been awarded two clusters in Madhya Pradesh comprising districts of Mandla, Dindori, Balghat, Chhindwara, Narsinghpur and Seoni in Mahakashal region and Ujjain, Jhabua, Ratlam, Mandsaur and Neemuch in Malwa region.

CARD decided to run six centres exclusively. Two centres of Dindori and Balaghat have already been cleared and two centers of Chhindwara and Mandla are awaiting clearance. The center wise details are as under: