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Govt to organise conclave on skill development on Tuesday

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New Delhi: Government is organising a national conclave on skill development in Mumbai on January 12, to bring all the stakeholders, including representatives from various government departments and industry on the same platform.

“Union Government is organising a National Industry Conclave on Skills on January 12, 2016 at Mumbai… The conclave is aimed at ensuring that the industry joins the Skill India Mission in a big way. It is a meeting of industry leaders who are the stakeholders in the skill ecosystem, to conceive and partner towards realising the vision of Skill India,” an official statement said.

Minister of State for Skill Development and Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy said: “The conclave will be an annual feature to review the work done across sectors and regions. This will be a good platform to bring about synergies and convergence across all and contribute collectively to the success of Skill India.”

Public Private Partnership in Skill Development, Skill imperative for industrial growth, Improving Livelihood of Rural India through Skill India are some of the topics that will be discussed during the day long conclave.

Government representatives include Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Minister of Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Minister of Road Transport & Highway and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha.

The conclave is also expected to bring together industry captains and professionals to deliberate on important issues related to Skill Development in India.

“Industry leaders from corporates like Tata, TCS, Reliance Communication, Bharti Airtel, JSW Steel, Reliance Industries, GVK, GMR, Essar and more will also take part at the conference,” statement added.

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