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.
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Observing that access to elementary education would be a focus area in the 12th Plan, President Pranab Mukherjee said equal attention should be also provided to skill development of youth in large scale.
Recognising capacity building
as a key element in rebuilding of Afghanistan, India will help
the war-torn country in skill development programme and
employment generation initiatives under a pact signed today.
The government`s Skill
Development Initiative to give vocational training to 10 lakh
people in the next five years has taken off well and close to
two and a half lakh people have been trained so far under the