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Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission is an initiative of the Government of Uttar Pradesh. Empower Pragati implemented this project under from March 2014 to March 2017.

Programme Objective: This scheme sims to helps those youth of the state who are not able to pursue formal education and train them for skills of their choice for their livelihood. The training is provided at a reasonable cost and within reasonable distance from the residence of the trainee. Centers have the facility to give professional counselling to help candidates make better career and skill training choices based upon their interest and aptitude.

Empower Pragati operated across 6 districts of Uttar Pradesh namely Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Allahabad, Agra and Aligarh.

Shubham Singh

“After completing training at Empower Pragati, I was placed at Flipkart as a Sales Associate. Even after completing my graduation...

Shubham Singh

2017-03-13T11:54:16+00:00

Shubham Singh

“After completing training at Empower Pragati, I was placed at Flipkart as a Sales Associate. Even after completing my graduation I was unable to find a job. Doing this training has totally transformed my profile.”

Manisha Meena

“I came to Delhi from a village in Rajasthan to get my mother treated for cancer. Desperately needed money to...

Manisha Meena

2017-12-01T12:38:04+00:00

Manisha Meena

“I came to Delhi from a village in Rajasthan to get my mother treated for cancer. Desperately needed money to support her and my five siblings back at home. I’m currently working at MCD Dispensary and earning more than anyone ever in my family. Empower 

Deeksha Kumari

“My childhood has been full of hardships and I wanted to change this for my family and myself. I found...

Deeksha Kumari

2017-12-28T12:53:48+00:00

Deeksha Kumari

“My childhood has been full of hardships and I wanted to change this for my family and myself. I found about Empower Pragati and its free-training program which would help me find a job through a mobile camp in my locality. Now I’m working at