On the occasion of the first ever World Youth Skills Day, the Government has launched SKILL INDIA Campaign in New Delhi today. On this historic occasion, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi formally unveiled the National Policy for Skill development and Entrepreneurship 2015 and launched “National Skill Development Mission”. The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy was the Guest of Honour on this occasion.
Union Ministers Shri Arun Jaitley, Shri Manohar Parrikar, Shri Suresh Prabhu, Shri Anant Geete, Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Shri Ananth Kumar, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Shri Piyush Goyal and Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar were present on 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.