Skill India Mission: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
NSTIs of Skill Development to be used as Quarantine Centres for COVID-19
Published: March 30, 2020
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Skill India gets its first Batch of IES officers to ISDS cadre
Published: September 11, 2019
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 ..
Topics: Indian Engineering Service • Indian Skill Development Services • newest central government services • Skill India Mission • Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship • Union Public Service Commission
15 July: World Youth Skills Day
Published: July 16, 2019
The World Youth Skills Day is observed every year on 15 July across the world. UNESCO’s theme for WYSD 2019 is- Learning to learn for life and work. The day 15 July 2019 also marks 4th anniversary of National Skill Development Mission also known as Skill India Mission which was launched on 15 July in ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Explained: Samarth Scheme
Published: May 15, 2018
Recently, a meeting of stakeholders on Samarth Scheme (Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector) under Skill India Mission was held in New Delhi to familiarize the stakeholders about scheme and its guidelines. The meeting was chaired by Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani. It was attended by the senior officials of Textiles Ministry, ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2018
Skill India partners with Ministry of Power for implementation of Saubhagya Scheme
Published: March 28, 2018
The Ministry of Power has partnered with Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to train the manpower in six states for speedy implementation of its Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna (Saubhagya Scheme). These six states are Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh. Key Facts Under this partnership, around 47,000 Distribution ..
Topics: Government Schemes • Ministry of Power • Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship • Odisha • Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna • Saubhagya scheme • Skill Development • Skill India Mission