Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission is an Uttar Pradesh government project funded by the state itself. Empower Pragati completed a project under UPSDM during March 2014 to March 2017.
Programme Objective: UPSDM has focused its work in the state of Uttar Pradesh by providing the state youth who are not able to pursue education or any other skills, with skill training choices relevant to them. The training is provided at a reasonable cost and within reasonable distance from their residence. 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 Credentials: Currently, Empower Pragati partners with State Skill Missions in Jharkhand, Bihar and UP.
Empower Pragati Outcomes: From total 1153 trained in UPSDM, 467 candidates were successfully placed (2015-2016).
Reach: The project was to implement employment linked skill development across 6 districts of Uttar Pradesh namely Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Allahabad, Agra and Aligarh.