A Skill Development Training Programme under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 4.0 was inaugurated on November 1, 2023 at Jodhpur Club, IIT Jodhpur. The programme is jointly organised by Jodhpur City Knowledge and Innovation Foundation (JCKIF) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur. Over 200 students who registered themselves for the course were present.

There are four courses which will be taken up in this session. These are Electronics Machine Maintenance Executive, Solar Panel Installation Technician, Solar LED Technician and Electronic Hardware Assembly Operator.

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) implemented by the National Skill Development Corporation. The main objective of this program 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.

The specialized programmes will provide free training for candidate between age of 15 - 45 years. These specialized programmes will be conducted by subject experts, who will deliver engaging lectures with practical insights and real-world applications. The training methodology will be interactive as the trainers ensures that knowledge is not only disseminated but accurately perceived and understood by the participants and in order to ensure this, trainers engaged participants in discussions & hands on training and kept the forum open for feedback, queries and suggestions. These discussions and interactive sessions were supported through training material and power point presentations.