Vision and Mission
To bolster the employable skills and livelihood potential of the state’s young generation (15-35 years) and equip them for continuous growth and learning in a changing job and entrepreneurial environment in India and the world.
Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam (HPKVN) is the primary implementing agency of the Himachal Pradesh Skills Development Project (HPSDP), the flagship employment and livelihoods scheme of the Government of Himachal Pradesh. It is also the state implemention partner of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).
These schemes, in line with the National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, aim to enhance the technical and vocational skills of youth in the state through education and training. HPKVN’s immediate goal is to train over a lakh young men and women in the period 2018-22. The organisation’s broader objective is to prepare the youth population of the state for the emerging labour markets in India and across the world.