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Some more reasons to get skilled

So you think you cannot make a great career out of a vocational training & education programme? Think again.

 

Youngsters like you are increasingly getting skilled and are representing India on global platforms with their skills. They’re winning medals. They’re making India proud. And they’re making great careers out of their passion for the jobs they do.

 

WorldSkills India – An NSDC initiative to improve India with the power of skills

Skills are at the foundation of the modern world.

From houses to companies and industries to economies, skills are the driving force behind it all. And WorldSkills International (WSI) has been doing commendable work in promoting vocational education and training across the world. Set-up in 1950, WSI is the largest skill competition in the world, which is held once every two years.
 

“Hunar Hai Toh Kadar Hai” – A thought that deeply resonated with the youth of India

By 2025, India is likely to become world’s most populous country – leaving China behind.
 

The good thing is that a large part of this population will be youth. All we need to do is up skill the youth so that we can make India a superpower of human resources.
 

However, the youth and the society at large haven’t been very excited about vocational training programs – to inspire them to pursue vocational programs, NSDC came up with a creative campaign titled – ‘Hunar Hai Toh Kadar Hai’ – with skills comes respect.
 

India Shines at the 43rd WorldSkills Competition – Wins 8 Medallions of Excellence

Winning feels like one thousand butterflies flying in your stomach!
 

And when you win for your country, one thousand butterflies grow into one million butterflies.
 

For a moment, you just cannot believe that you’ve won it for your country. Then you cry – run – and smile. Hundreds of emotions simultaneously run through you.
 

Why we, at NSDC, are so much excited about healthcare (and what’s in it for you)?

The healthcare sector is likely to require 74 lakhs skilled workforce by 2022.
 

74 lakhs!!!
 

Now, it is going to be difficult to meet this demand. The best we can do is start early and start with a well thought-out strategy that is built on innovation and engagement.
 

Jammu & Kashmir, Its Youth, and Their ‘Udaan’

“All dreams come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”

We need courage to pursue our dreams and make them come true. But then, we also need opportunities to be courageous. Opportunities that we can take up to up skill ourselves and show the world what we are all about; opportunities that excite us to come out of our comfort zone and discover our strength and skills that we never knew about. Udaan is one such opportunity for the youth of the Jammu & Kashmir.

 

NSQF - Nationally Standardized & Internationally Comparable Qualifications Framework

India recognizes the need for a national qualifications framework that will increase the relevance & flexibility of educational programs, recognize prior learning, assist in lifelong learning and increase transparency in qualification standards. In 2009, through the National Policy on Skill Development it was sought to support necessary reforms in the skill development in India.

 

New initiatives in the Skill Development ecosystem

Currently, only a very small proportion of India’s workforce has any formal skill training. Not surprisingly therefore several sectors of the country's economy face shortage of skilled people and has to put up with low productivity levels due to poor quality of workforce.
 

Man Entrusted With the Grand Task of Training 150 Million Individuals By 2022

S Ramadorai, vice-chairman, Tata Consultancy Services was appointed adviser to the Prime Minister in the Prime Minister's National Skill Development Council in the rank of a cabinet minister. The aim of this council headed by the prime minister is to develop strategy for skill development at the national level along with various state-level agencies to address the skill deficit in the country.

 

NSDC Takes Initiatives to Reach Out To More Youth for Skill Development & Training

India has among those nations which have a very young demography that is eager to acquire skills and find employment. To that end, the NSDC has been working diligently by providing holistic training and all necessary support to youths. In order to bring more eligible trainees under the Skill Development and Management System, several initiatives have been taken to inform youth of the opportunities.

Here are a few of the initiatives taken by an NSDA in this regard:
 

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