PULL BACK: No funds for NCVT based Skill Development Initiative scheme

Prime Minister Modi has been repeatedly emphasizing the need of skill training and entrepreneurship to become employable or self-employed ever since he assumed office and his government has launched several schemes in this connection.

Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGET) monitored and National Council for Vocational Training led Skill Development Initiative scheme has seen a major PULL BACK when there is no fund has been allocated to impart skill training under the Skill Development Initiative scheme.

It is observed that the government is more encouraged towards entrepreneurship through Startups and other initiatives rather than investing too much on skill development.

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