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The skill India initiative

The skill India initiative

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made a pledge in the Parliament stating that he will change the image of the country from ‘scam India’ to ‘Skill India’. Further, he wanted to make the stature of Indian better within the comity of nations, using “cooperative federalism”.

PM Modi has perpetually stressed that the world wants ‘skilled’ professionals, he stated that there is a lot of potential among the ‘young’ demographic of India. The highly ambitious ‘Skill India’ by NDA is set to be unveiled on Wednesday, July 15, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi at 4 pm.

Skill India is being held to mark the world Youth Skills Day. In order to do so, the government has planned a target of improving skills of 40.2 crore people by 2022. A new National Policy for skill Development is made so that 54 % of individuals are going to learn skills in agriculture sector.

A wide range of initiatives are being held in order to develop skills and improve entrepreneurship among youth, during the mega-launch of skill India Mission.

The following are the Initiatives to be launched for skill India:

1. Model skill Loan scheme

2. Skill Card for persons certified under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

3. National Policy for skill Development

All the skilling activities will be converged, coordinated, implemented and monitored by National talent Development Corporation (NSDC).

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