Setting up of National Skill Development Council sudhirTiware pib 3 6 2012-08-30T11:58:00Z 2012-12-12T11:55:00Z 2012-12-12T11:55:00Z 2 341 1946 Hewlett-Packard Company 16 4 2283 12.00 Clean Clean false false false false EN-US X-NONE HI MicrosoftInternetExplorer4
Government has set up Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development as an apex institution in July,2008 with following functions:
(i) lay down broad policy objectives, strategies, financing and governance models to promote skill development;
(ii) review progress of activities relating to skill development periodically and provide mid-course corrections, including changes in part or whole of current schemes under implementation;
(iii) orchestrate Public Sector / Private Sector Initiatives in a framework of collaborative action.
The composition of the council is at annex – I.
Ministry of Labour & Employment has proposed to set up 5000 Skill Development Centres in the country during 12th Plan Period. The Project is at the stage of consultation and formulation. State-wise details have not been worked out.
The Minister of State for Labour & Employment Shri K. Suresh gave this information in reply to a written question in the Rajya Sabha today .
The composition of the PM’s National Council on Skill Development is as follows:-
Minister of Human Resources Development
Minister of Heavy Industry and
Minster of Rural Development
Minister of Housing and Urban
Minister of Labour & Employment
Minister of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Women and Child Development
Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
Chairperson, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council
Chairperson of the National Skill Development Corporation
Shri S. Ramadorai,
Vice Chairman of TCS
Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
Mr. Manish Sabharwal,
CEO, Team Lease
Chairperson of Dastkar
National Coordinator, SEWA
Chairman & Co-founder NIIT Group
Principal Secretary to PM