IndiaSkills 2021


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    • IndiaSkills 2021 concluded with more than 150 participants being felicitated by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

    About IndiaSkills 2021

    •  It was organised by National Skill Development Corporation under the guidance of MSDE.
    • It is held every two years with the support of state governments and industry. 
    • The country’s biggest skill competition is designed to demonstrate the highest standards of skilling and offers a platform to young people to showcase their talent at national and international levels. 
    • It witnessed participation in 54 skills such as concrete construction work, beauty therapy, car painting, health and social care, visual merchandising, graphic design technology, wall & floor tiling, welding, among others.
      •  NSDC has been leading India’s participation at the WorldSkills International competitions since 2011.
    • It brought together over 500 participants from 26 states/ union territories this year.
      • It is topped by Odisha.
    • The winners of IndiaSkills 2021 will undergo training and get an opportunity to represent the country at the coveted WorldSkills Competition to be held in Shanghai, China in 2022.

    Source: PIB