To manage the increasing working-age population of the country, India needs to create millions of jobs every year. Skill development programmes under PMKY is a positive step towards it. SANKALP and STRIVE are two of the long-run initiatives to boost the prospects of skills development in the country.
One needs RPL to tackle the issue of information asymmetry which at times can act as a road blocker. Introduction of vocational subjects, academic-industry collaboration and practical training from the schools apart from women-centric training programs to improve female participation, are now becoming essential.