Ministry of Skill Development Current Affairs - 2020

July 15: World Youth Skills Day

Every year, World Youth Skills Day is celebrated on July 15. The day is celebrated to recognize the importance of equipping young people with skills of employment, entrepreneurship and decent work. This year the day focuses on the following theme Theme: Skills for a resilient youth Highlights The day is celebrated by United Nations along Read More…

NSTIs of Skill Development to be used as Quarantine Centres for COVID-19

On March 29, 2020, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has decided to convert National skill Training Institutes (NSTI) into quarantine isolation facilities. Highlights Along with Quarantine Centres, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is to provide 1 lakh personnel trained in healthcare skills to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. These Read More…

Trade apprentices to get minimum monthly stipend: Govt

Union Ministry for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has notified changes in Apprenticeship Rules (1992) as Apprenticeship (Amendment) Rules, 2019 with an aim to increase skilled manpower in the country, and raise minimum stipend payable to trade apprentices. Key Highlights As per the government the minimum stipend payable to trade apprentices will be on qualification Read More…

Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Skill Development ink MoU on skill development at KVKs

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship have signed MoU to conduct skill development training programmes for agriculture and allied sector. These skill development training programmes will be conducted at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVKs). Key Facts The MoU will help to increase cooperation between both ministries and help Read More…

Government inks MoU with Maruti Suzuki to support Skill India in automobile industry

The Union Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Maruti Suzuki India Limited have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support Skill India Mission in automobile industry. The Flexi MoU aims to provide high employment potential trades related to automobile and manufacturing industry to youth under Skill India Mission. Key Facts As per MoU, Maruti Read More…