Education stocks caught the fancy of investors, surging as much as 20 per cent today, amid launch of the ambitious ‘Skill India’ Mission.
Everonn Education soared 20 per cent, while Educomp Solutions jumped 19.92 per cent on BSE.
Shares of CORE Education rallied 13.27 per cent, NIIT gained 4.30 per cent and Aptech rose by 3.40 per cent.
Launching the ambitious ‘Skill India’ Mission as part of the government’s “war against poverty”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India should emerge as the ‘human resource capital’ of the world.
Under the new National Policy for Skill Development, the government has set a target of skilling 40.2 crore people by 2022.