Skills Development
CII has turned the limelight on skills development across the country to align industry manpower needs with the skilling initiatives underway and improve the employability of the working population including school drop-outs, semi-skilled and un-skilled workers. Due efforts are underway to create a new wave of entrepreneurship in the country that will result in further employment generation. CII has launched its own Skills Development Initiative, which is aligned, to the National Skills Development Agenda to skill 500 million people by 2022. In this endeavour, CII has set up its first skills centre at Chhindwara, MP, to train people in bar bending, grinding, pipe fitting, welding, etc. CII along with HPCL launched the ‘Swavalamban’ project to train 2,200 youth in multiple trades. The programmes have high local relevancy, in-built flexibility and are modular in form. Five sectoral studies have been released on skills requirements in the constructions, auto, retail, healthcare and banking & financial services sectors. CII has also taken skills development initiatives beyond national boundaries. Indian industry provides the facilities for training 100 apprentices from South Africa in ...
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Supriya Banerji
[Deputy Director General]
Confederation of Indian Industry
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