Indian Railways will train 3,500 unemployed youths from next month under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).
The employment training of these 3,500 individuals will be organised by the Northern Railway and will take place over the next three years.
The PMKVY scheme was started in 2015 and its phase three was launched in January 2015.
Northern Railway zone will train 2,500 people while the remaining 1,000 will undergo training at different manufacturing units.
These individuals will be upskilled at Railway Training Centres. A Northern Railways Spokesman said, Banaras Locomotive Works is the nodal authority for Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (Rail Skill Development Scheme).
The authorities have prepared a curriculum module of 100 hours. The training will consist of 70 per cent practical and 30 per cent theoretical syllabus.
People who are interested can also apply at nr.indianrailways.gov.in and click on the News and Recruitment Info bar.
Then, select Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana. Candidates need to fill the application form, and the shortlisted ones will be called by the authorities for the training.
Those who are applying for the training course need to be between 18 and 35 years old and should have at least cleared Class 10. Candidates don’t need to pay any fee for the course.