Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Current Affairs - 2020

Skill Development Ministry inks MoU with Health & Family Welfare Ministry on skill development

Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on skill development.

The MoU seeks to establish a framework for joint action to address the need for skilled human resources in the health sector. It also seeks to achieve the national goals of skilling youth and to upgrade the quality and reach of human and infrastructural resources.

The MoU will help to significantly increase the present capacities in areas of health sector to a minimum of one lakh trainees. Thus it will leverage the existing infrastructure of public and private sector healthcare institutions by providing training against various short term job roles.

It will also play important role innovative technology with the help of skilled workforce to focus on National Healthcare Policy 2015 for quality, affordability healthcare services in the country.

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MoUs inked to address Chemical Industry’s need of Skilled Manpower

Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (MCF) signed MoUs to address the Industry’s need of Skilled Manpower.

These MoUs will enhance strategic tie between both parties to scale up skill development and entrepreneurship initiatives in the country. It will also collectively address the incremental human resource requirement in the Petrochemicals, Fertilizers and Pharmaceutical industry.

MSDE will implement this partnership for human resource requirement through Directorate General of Training (DGT) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

According to NSDC Report, there is a huge requirement of trained and efficient manpower in production, quality control and Research and development the Petrochemicals, Fertilizers and Pharmaceutical industry. At present around 19 lakh manpower is required in pharmaceutical industry alone and it is expected to go up to 35 lakh by 2022.

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