Growing demand for job skills

Tue Apr 22 2014, 13:40 hrs
The government had set a target of imparting vocational training to 5 crore people in the Twelfth Plan period to address the skills deficit, an issue that most political parties have raised in their manifestoes this election season. Thinkstock Photo
The government had set a target of imparting vocational training to 5 crore people in the Twelfth Plan period to address the skills deficit, an issue that most political parties have raised in their manifestoes this election season. Thinkstock Photo
Capacity to train 15.23 lakh candidates has been created through operationalising 10,750 centres in the country. Thinkstock Photo
Capacity to train 15.23 lakh candidates has been created through operationalising 10,750 centres in the country. Thinkstock Photo
3.54 lakh seats have been identified for on the job training in various industries under the Apprentices Act, 1961. Thinkstock Photo
3.54 lakh seats have been identified for on the job training in various industries under the Apprentices Act, 1961. Thinkstock Photo
8,574 Vocational Training providers have been registered 
under the Skill Development Initiative Scheme. Since 2007, 23.14 lakh candidates have been trained and tested under the scheme. Thinkstock Photo
8,574 Vocational Training providers have been registered under the Skill Development Initiative Scheme. Since 2007, 23.14 lakh candidates have been trained and tested under the scheme. Thinkstock Photo
Studies by the National Skill Development Corporation revealed 21 important sectors including real estate and infrastructure that will require skilled manpower by 2022. Thinkstock Photo
Studies by the National Skill Development Corporation revealed 21 important sectors including real estate and infrastructure that will require skilled manpower by 2022. Thinkstock Photo
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