Skill India Mission By : Smriti Sethi
Introduction .The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved two new World Bank supported schemes - Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) and Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) SANKALP is Rs 4455 crore centrally sponsored scheme including Rs 3300 crore loan support from World Bank whereas STRIVE is Rs 2200 crore central sector scheme with half funding will be World bank loan assistance.
Importance .The scheme will provide the required impetus to National Skill Development Mission, 2015 and its various sub missions. It will flagship programs of Government such as Make in India and Swachhta Abhiyan and aim at developing globally competitive workforce for domestic and overseas requirements It converges skilling efforts of various central, state and private sector institutions by avoiding duplication of activities and bringing about uniformity in vocational training for creating better impact.
Aim Enhance institutional mechanisms for skills development and increase access to quality and market-relevant training for the work force. Institutional reforms and improving quality & market relevance of skill development training programs in long and short term Vocational Education and Training (VET) channelizing energy of youth in proper education, skill and jobs. It will provide market relevant training to youths and enhance their employability potential to maximum extent possible.
Key Area:s Institutional Strengthening at National and State Levels for Planning, Improved Quality and Market Relevance of Skills Development Programs Delivering, and Monitoring High-Quality Market-Relevant Training Improved access to and completion of skills training for female trainees and other disadvantaged groups and Expanding skills training through private-public partnerships (PPPs).
Features It will incentivize ITIs to improve overall performance including apprenticeship by involving SMEs (Small Scale Enterprises), business association and industry clusters. It will develop strong mechanism for delivering quality skill development training by strengthening institutions National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), State Skill Development Missions (SSDMs), Sector Skill Councils, ITIs and National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) etc.
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