It is important for those who want to enhance their skills to note the establishments initiated by the government of India. It is a geographic and faculty based spread. In one of the articles titled Employ-ability of Youth in India, HCC mentioned the gap persisting among industry, government, students and other stakeholders of the ecosystem.
This is an extension to the article, indicating activities happening in our country to fill this lacunae. HCC has tracked the developments region wise, for the benefit of its readers.
Government collaboration: Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Institute for Steel Development & Growth
Skill Development Programme: Entrepreneurship and skill development programme for rural youths.
Government collaboration: Centre for Differently Abled Persons
Skill Development Programme: Skill development program in poultry, vermicompost, value addition of fruits and vegetables, mushroom cultivation and importance of balance diet.
To establish an International multi-skill development center with an objective to equip workers with better skills, the government has taken its first steps in collaboration with German-based GIZ-IN Institute.
The skill development efforts at Madhya Pradesh have been introduced in its capital city Bhopal. Attempts at this state are to use nodal officers from 20,000 colleges as coordinators to work with the Technical Education and Skill Development Department. This will be a paid service for students and the charges will remain nominal. The skills will be imparted during the academic year.
- Employ-ability of Youth in India (hobbycollegecareer.wordpress.com)
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