|10 March 2008|
|Ministry of Labour & Employment|
SKILL DEVELOPMENT TRANINING
Government has recently announced to set up a National Skill Development Mission under which 1500 more ITIs and 50,000 Skill Development Centres are proposed to be opened in Public Private Partnership mode to train about 10 million persons per annum.
National Council for Vocational Training has formed a Sub Committee dealing with courses to consider inclusion of new trades under Craftsmen Training Scheme. A similar body has been recommended for apprenticeship training scheme by Central Apprenticeship Council. The members of Sub-Committee include Officers from Ministries, State Government, Industry association, Industry, Experts from relevant field.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment Shri Oscar Fernandes (Independent Charge) in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.