In its bid to boost skill development, government is working to use thousands of Army personnel retiring every year at a relatively young age as trainers and entrepreneurs, Lok Sabha was informed today.
Minister of State for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Friday said that the government has taken a decision to transfer the Training and Apprenticeship verticals of the Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGET) from the Labour Ministry to his ministry
The Centre is taking efforts to come up with a legislation to set up a Skill Development University and holding consultations with state governments and other stakeholders in this regard, Union Minister of State for Skill Development, Rajiv Pratap Rudy said here on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, currently in Germany for the second leg of his three-nation tour, said that his government aims to completely eliminate poverty from the country and propel Indians into a life of purpose and dignity within a generation, adding that it views development as an 'article of faith'.
With a significant number of unskilled Indian workers facing trouble and legal action abroad, government on Friday said it has decided not to allow people without skill certificates to leave the country for overseas employment.
Expressing concern over the "low number" of skilled workforce in the country, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday said the Centre would announce a national policy on skill development in three months.
New Delhi Government is running two skill development programmes for rural unemployed youth under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) with assured jobs, including placements abroad, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
The Punjab government has planned to provide skill development training to one lakh youths every year to meet demand for skilled manpower from the industrial sector, state Technical Education Minister Madan Mohan Mittal said today.
India`s state-run National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) Sunday signed an agreement with Iran`s Technical and Vocational Training Organisation (TVTO) to jointly collaborate in skill development.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government will stress on skill development so that a trained workforce can galvanise the economy, even as trade unions urged him not allow FDI in defence, railways and retail.