On the occasion of the first ever World Youth Skills Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally launched the “National Skill Development Mission” and unveiled the new “National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015”.
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy was the Guest of Honour on the occasion.
Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Manohar Parrikar, Suresh Prabhu, Anant Geete, J.P. Nadda, Ananth Kumar, Narendra Singh Tomar, Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Piyush Goyal and Santosh Kumar Gangwar were present at the dais.
Chief Ministers, State Ministers, Secretaries to the Government of India, and other representatives from central and state governments were present at the event.
Foreign dignitaries, including Ambassadors and High Commissioners, senior industry leaders, representatives of multilateral organizations and from industry associations also attended.
ITI faculty, skill trainers and trainees from a range of training programs also participated.