Skill India Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

6th anniversary of Skill India Mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on July 15, 2021 on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day 2021 and 6th anniversary of Skill India Mission. Highlights In his address, Prime Minister highlighted “Skill development of youth of new generation is a national need and a huge foundation for self-reliant India”. According to PM, ..

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Govt simplifies MSME registration process

Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari has simplified the of process for registration of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises. Key Points MSMEs will only require PAN and Aadhaar for registration. One the MSMEs are registered, they will be getting priority and finance. No new training will be ..

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First Centre of Excellence for Skill Development in Power Sector- Highlights

Skill India recently established the Centre of Excellence for skill development in power sector. The centre is an outcome of collaboration between Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Ministry of National Education and Youth (Government of France) and Schneider Electric. The Centre has been established in the campus of National Institute of Solar Energy, Gurugram, ..

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NSTIs of Skill Development to be used as Quarantine Centres for COVID-19

On March 29, 2020, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has decided to convert National skill Training Institutes (NSTI) into quarantine isolation facilities. Highlights Along with Quarantine Centres, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is to provide 1 lakh personnel trained in healthcare skills to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. These ..

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Skill India gets its first Batch of IES officers to ISDS cadre

The first batch of newest central government services, ‘Indian Skill Development Services’ (ISDS) commenced their training program at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru, Karnataka. This is the first batch which is joining ISDS cadre from Indian Engineering Service (IES) Examination conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). Key Highlights As this is the 1st batch ..

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