Mumbai, Jan. 10 (ANI): The Central Government is organising an event called ‘National Industry Conclave on Skills’ here on January 12, aimed at ensuring that the industry joins the Skill India Mission in a big way.
The conclave will be an annual event, which will see participation from across ministries and corporates. It is a meeting of industry leaders, who are the stakeholders in the skill ecosystem, to conceive and partner towards realising the vision of Skill India.
Union Minister of Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) Rajiv Pratap Rudy will be steering this event, which is being held on the occasion of the 153rd Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
Rudy, in a statement, said that the conclave will be an annual feature to review the work done across sectors and regions. He added that it will be a good platform to bring about synergies and convergence across all and contribute collectively to the success of Skill India.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highway and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Rural Development, Birender Singh, Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha will also take part in the event.
The conclave will bring together Industry captains and professionals from across Industries onto one platform to deliberate on important issues related to Skill Development in India. (ANI)