Skill Development of Rural Youth is a flagship scheme of the Government. The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India,
in compliance with National Policy on Skill Development & Entrepreneurship 2015, has taken the initiative to implement the Skill
Development Component, namely Skill Training of Rural Youth (STRY) & Farmers Capacity Assessment & Certification (FCAC)
under Sub-Mission on Agricultural Extension (SAME) of National Mission on Agricultural Extension & Technology (NMAET) during 2015-16 and
remaining period of XII Plan.
National Institute of Agriculture Extension Management (MANAGE), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare at National level will coordinate this activity through SAMETIs established at State level.
The training activities will be implemented through SAMETIs at State level & coordinated through ATMA at District level. The SAMETI will organize the Certification process through the Vocational Training Institutions / Krishi Vigyan Kendras / Nehru Yuva Kendras etc.