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Rajasthan bags skill development award second time in 2 yrs

The awards is supported by the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

By: Express News Service | Jaipur |
March 16, 2016 12:47:34 am
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For the second year in a row, Rajasthan has bagged gold trophy for the best state in skill development at the ‘Skilling India Summit Cum Awards’ organised by ASSOCHAM.

The awards is supported by the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.


The event, attended by key individuals from the sector, including policy makers and regulators from Central and state governments, investors, industry leaders, vocational training experts, representatives from academic institutes, was presided over by Minister of Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy.

Congratulating Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Rudy said, “Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje…is herself leading skill development from the front, and she has been able to create a very successful programme in Rajasthan, which is showing the way to other states.”

In the recently-announced state Budget, Raje had earmarked Rs 58 crore for the establishment of Centres of Excellence in 29 ITIs (Industrial Training Institutes) in the next three years, and Rs 354 crore for training 86,000 youth under Livelihood in Full Employment (LIFE) Scheme.

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