Union Government is organising a “National Industry Conclave on Skills” on 12th January, 2016 at Mumbai. Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs shall be steering this conclave along with Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs.
The conclave is aimed at ensuring that the industry joins the Skill India Mission in a big way. It is a meeting of industry leaders who are the stakeholders in the skill ecosystem, to conceive and partner towards realising the vision of Skill India. The conclave will be an annual event and will see participation from across ministries and corporates. This inaugural conclave is being held on the occasion of the 153rd Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
Minister of State for Skill Development (I/C) & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy in a statement in New Delhi has said that the conclave will be an annual feature to review the work done across sectors and regions. This will be a good platform to bring about synergies and convergence across all and contribute collectively to the success of Skill India. Public Private Partnership in Skill Development, Skill imperative for industrial growth, Improving Livelihood of Rural India through Skill India are some of the topics that will be discussed during the day long conclave. Read more.