Archive for September, 2010

The National Skill Development Policy – Approach to Deliverables

The recent National Skill Development Policy by the Government of India states that skills and knowledge are driving forces of economic growth and social development. Harnessing appropriate skill and knowledge to the demographic dividend, which India is enjoying now, will provide an opportunity to effectively improve productivity within the...
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Core Operating Principles of National Skill Development Policy

The Indian government recently developed ‘The National Skill Development Policy’ to provide skills to a huge population and make them employable. The core operating principles of the National Skill Development Policy are: Government financial support must complement private investment: The Central Ministries must focus on areas where private investment...
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Vision for the National Skill Development Initiative in India

Scale of ambition: At present the capacity of skill development in India is around 3.1 million persons per year. The 11th Five Year Plan envisions an increase in that capacity to 15 million annually. India has target of creating 500 million skilled workers by 2022. Thus, there is a...
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The National Skill Development Policy – Preamble

The Indian government recently formulated the ‘National Skill Development Policy’ to create opportunities for youth, women and disadvantaged groups to acquire skills or develop a highly skilled workforce to fill the current and emerging employment market needs. It aims to improve the standards of living of the people and...
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