There is a special focus on the skill development of youth in Jammu and Kashmir.
Recently J&K administration submitted an ambitious proposal to the Union government for advanced and aspirational skill development trainings to be conducted in the region
It was informed that J&K UT is participating in India Skills Competition 2023. The registration for the same is being done currently and more than 1600 candidates from have already registered for competitions in more than 60 skill sets identified by GoI.
The Commissioner Secretary emphasized upon the skilled youth of J&K to use this opportunity to showcase their skills and talent and represent J&K in National Competitions and win medals and laurels for the UT and carry forward to represent India in World Skill Competitions scheduled to be held in France in 2024.
Earlier, MD JKSDM briefed about the agenda and the activities being carried out by the Mission Directorate while displaying a presentation on working of the Mission which is presently implementing Centrally Sponsored Schemes like Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna and SANKALP in the UT of J&K. He informed that the Mission has initiated implementation of Nal Jal Mitra and PM Viskhwakarma schemes in collaboration with Jal Jevan Mission, J&K and the Department of Industries and Commerce.
MD JKSDM informed that the mission is in process of developing a robust Management Information System (MIS) to keep record and track the trained and placed skilled candidates.