Skill Development Mission a determined effort to create ‘Skilled India’: PM Modi

By: | Published: July 17, 2015 4:30 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the National Skill Development Mission, 'Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana' and the Skill Loan Scheme are determined efforts to create a Skilled India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the National Skill Development Mission, ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana’ and the Skill Loan Scheme are determined efforts to create a Skilled India.

“National Skill Development Mission, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana & Skill Loan Scheme are determined efforts to create a Skilled India,” Prime Minister Modi said on twitter.

“Through our skill development initiatives, we are strengthening our surplus manpower with skills & abilities to tackle global challenges.

We want to nurture a spirit of enterprise among our youth and empower them to lead a life of dignity & self-confidence,” he added.

Prime Minister Modi today formally launched the “National Skill Development Mission” and unveiled the new “National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015”.

The ambitious mission is expected to be a mass campaign involving the youth to encourage them to take up skilling and vocational training to improve their employability.

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