Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).The major objective of Special Projects under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is to encourage trainings to vulnerable and marginalised groups of society in types, locations, formats, institutional settings, or premises of government bodies, corporates and industry bodies that may deviate from the existing course of training type, implementation and mechanism, as specified under the Short Term Training component under PMKVY.