It is an outcome based skill certification scheme implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

The objective 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).

Training and Assessment fees are completely paid by the Government.

The Various components are short term training, recognition of prior learning, special projects, kaushal and rozgarmela, placement guidelines and monitoring guidelines