24 India Skill Competition winners to participate in World Skills at Abu Dhabi

New Delhi : As many as 24 winners of India Skills Competition 2016 will participate in the World Skills International Competition to be held in Abu Dhabi next year.

“This is our first edition of such a big scale. I am certain, Team India will yet again prove its mettle on the global skills map at Abu Dhabi. We have set the base for skill development and I urge all to come forward and benefit from the initiatives that we have launched,” Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) said in a statement.

A team of 192 participants in 24 skill categories represented different states led by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and associate organisation.

Speaking on the occasion, MSDE Secretary Rohit Nandan said, “It has been an exhibition of pure passion and competence and it’s a huge moment of pride for us to award these 24 winners”.

Each winner was awarded with Rs 1 lakh and the first runner-up got Rs 50,000.

Siddharth Pandey in cooking, Nancy Verma in beauty therapy, Abhishek Dangi in fashion technology, Karan Dhaliwal in restaurant service were winners from Delhi NCR.

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