Indian Engineering Service Current Affairs - 2020
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The first batch of newest central government services, ‘Indian Skill Development Services’ (ISDS) commenced their training program at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru, Karnataka. This is the first batch which is joining ISDS cadre from Indian Engineering Service (IES) Examination conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).
As this is the 1st batch of young minds from IES to be included in Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), the aim behind it is to attract young and talented administrators towards institutionalizing Skill Development environment in country.
The new service will give a new impetus to central government’s skilling initiative by significantly improving efficiency and effective implementation of various schemes.
In coming years MSDE will be able to create a workforce of trained skill administrators who will further enable ministry to achieve the set goals of the Skill India Mission.
About Indian Skill Development Services
It is the newest central government services and has 263 all India posts.
This service has been specially created for Training Directorate of Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).
The ISDS service caters to highly specific task of skill development and thus is a unique combination of skills, technology, management and public service.
It is a Group ‘A’ service and the cadre comprises of 3 posts at Senior Administrative Grade, 28 posts at Junior Administrative Grade, 120 posts at Senior Time Scale and 112 posts at Junior Time Scale.