The Bihar Skill Development Mission (BSDM) launched a unique skill training program by the name of "Kushal Yuva Program" which would enhance the Soft Skills of youth of 15-28 age group who have passed class 10th or class 12th, have dropped out of formal education and are looking for jobs. Soft skills training would comprise of Life skills, Communications Skills (English & Hindi) and Basic computer literacy, which in turn would enhance their employability, and act as a value add to the various domain specific training endeavors currently being implemented in Bihar.
AFC India Ltd has been awarded four Block Skill Development Centers (BSDC) for five years, one each at district Muzaffarpur and West Champaran and two at district Sitamarhi. AFC has set up the high-end IT infrastructure at these BSDCs to impart training to the youth of Bihar. AFC has proposed to train approximately 5000 students in five years and more than 2000 students have already completed training at these centers in last 2 years.
Salient features of KYP program :