Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched the state component of Pradhanmantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna in Agartala. He assured that the target to give training to more than 1 lakh 16,000 youths by 2020. Tripura is the first state in the North East to implement the state component of PMKVY through Directorate of Skill Development.

Tripura is the first state in the North East to implement the state component of PMKVY through Directorate of Skill Development. As part of the implementation process, DSD launched the skill development training programmes in 13 accredited training centres with a target of 1830 candidates on 21 job roles in 13 sectors across five districts of the state. Another 15 centres are under process for accreditation. Tripura is the first state in the country implementing the pilot project for authorization for skilled candidates who would be imparted training programmes in different trades under various departments and private training providers.