Indian women candidates to showcase their skills at UK Skill Show

As India marked its mark at the World Skills International Competition at Sao Paulo in August 2015, where India won 8 Medallion of Excellence in various skills, four Indian beauty professionals including Ashwini Taareh and Karishma Gupta from Pune, will represent India at the UK Skill Show 2015.

The competition is slated to take place in 19-21 November 2015, at the National Exhibition Centre at Birmingham, UK.

“The event provides an excellent opportunity to showcase the talent of India’s youth at the International level and help them benchmark their skills to the global level. This will inspire the youth of India to learn a skill of their choice and improve their livelihood potential. I wish the very best to our team participating at UK Skills Show to bring laurels to the country,” said Jayant Krishna, CEO, NSDC.

The candidates will be showcasing their skills in Beauty Therapy (body, hands and face) amongst a gathering of 75,000 people who will be attending country’s largest skill development event.

This is the first of its kind opportunity created for India’s skilled professionals as part of a learning and skill building tour promoted by the British Council and supported by UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) in partnership with the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship(MSDE). Commenting on the matter,  Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (I/C) and Parliamentary Affairs said, “India has been heavily focusing on skill development for the last one year now, especially under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. It’s about time that we showcase our talent and skill to the world and validate the success of Skill India. We need to extend more such opportunities to the youth of the country, in order to inspire many others to come to the fore front, acquire a skill of their choice and add to their personal and country’s growth.

He further added, “These opportunities provide individuals with a platform to engage with participants of other countries, helping them understand the values associated with their skills, globally. Moreover, the success of these participants could play a vital role in making skills aspirational for the youth of the country.”

Apart from the four short-listed Beauty & Wellness professionals, two more girls from Jewellery making category have been short-listed to compete in the UK event. In total, six Indian women will represent the country at international arena that inspires students to discover the latest training, education and career opportunities available worldwide.

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