The objective of PMKVY is to encourage and endorse Skill Development for the youth throughout the nation by aligning itself with the Common Rules guidelines. The system also wants to be aligned to complement all other Tasks of the Government, such as Make in India, Digital India, Swachh Bharat, and Smart Cities. Exactly, the System aims to:
- Enable and mobilize a large number of youth to take up quality skill training, become employable and get their livelihood.
- Increase productivity of the current workforce, and align skill training with the actual needs of the country.
- Encourage standardization of the Certification process and put in place the basis for creating a registry of skills.
- Benefit 10 million youth over the period of four years (2016- 2020).