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Setting up of National Skill Development Council

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                Government has set up Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development as an apex institution in July,2008 with following functions:

 

(i)                lay down broad policy objectives, strategies, financing and governance models to promote skill development;

(ii)              review progress of activities relating to skill development periodically and provide mid-course corrections, including changes in part or whole of current schemes under implementation;

(iii)             orchestrate Public Sector / Private Sector Initiatives in a framework of collaborative action.

 

The composition of the council is at annex - I.

 

             Ministry of Labour & Employment has proposed to set up 5000 Skill Development Centres in the country during 12th Plan Period. The Project is at the stage of consultation and formulation. State-wise details have not been worked out.

 

                 The Minister of State for Labour & Employment Shri  K. Suresh gave this information in reply to a written    question in the Rajya  Sabha today .

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Annex-I

The composition of the PM’s National Council on Skill Development is as follows:-

1.

Prime Minister 

Chairman

2.

Minister of Human Resources Development

Member

3.

Finance Minister

Member

4.

Minister of Heavy Industry and

Public Enterprises

Member

5.

Minster of Rural Development

Member

6.

Minister of Housing and Urban

Poverty Alleviation

Member

7.

Minister of Labour & Employment

Member

8.

Minister of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises

Member

9.

Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

Member

10.

   Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports

Member

11.

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Women and Child Development

Member

12.

  Deputy Chairman, Planning    Commission

Member

13.

Chairperson, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council

Member

14.

Chairperson of the National Skill Development Corporation

Member

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Shri S. Ramadorai,

Vice Chairman of  TCS

Member

16.

Mr. NandanNilekani,

Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

Member

17.

Mr. Manish Sabharwal,

CEO, Team Lease

Member

18

Smt. LailaTayabji,

Chairperson of Dastkar

Member

19.

Smt. RenanaJhabwala,

National Coordinator, SEWA

Member

20.

ShriRajendraPawar,

Chairman & Co-founder NIIT Group

Member

22.

Principal Secretary to PM

      Member Secretary

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