Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) is conducting the Pradhan Mantri National Apprenticeship Mela (PMNAM) on January 9, 2023, across 242 districts in 28 states and union territories of India.
Individuals can register for the mela by visiting https://www.apprenticeshipindia.gov.in/ and to find the mela’s nearest location. The candidates who are Class 5 to Class 12 pass outs and have skill training certificates, or ITI Diploma holders or graduates can apply in this apprenticeship mela. The candidates must carry three copies of their resume, three copies of all the mark sheets and certificates, photo ID (Aadhaar card/driving licence etc) and three passport-size photographs to the respective venues. Those who have already enrolled have been requested to reach the venue with all the relevant documents. Through this fair, the candidates will also earn National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET)-recognized certifications, improving their employability rate after the training sessions.
Several local businesses and organizations have been invited to be a part of this apprenticeship mela to provide local youth with relevant opportunities to shape their careers through apprenticeship training. The event will witness the participation from many companies representing various sectors. The participating organizations will have the chance to meet potential apprentices on a single platform and choose applicants on the spot, providing them with an opportunity to strengthen their livelihood and learn new skills.
Atul Kumar Tiwari, Secretary, MSDE said, PMNAM is a platform that fast-tracks the meeting of apprenticeship aspirants and employers and allows the aspirants to have one on one interaction with the employers and provide them with the opportunity to know about the industry in which they want to train and build a career. “We encourage candidates from all professional and academic backgrounds to be a part of this fair where they have a chance to be a part of an exciting career, making a positive difference in their lives, he added.