Fees wave off for SC/ST candidates in Jan Shikshan Sansthans: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
- Fee for SC/ST candidates, who join vocational training under Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS), operating under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, has been waived off.
- This was decided in the first review meeting held by Union Minister for Skill Development and EntrepreneurshipDr. Mahendra Nath Pandey with senior officials of the Ministry.
- This decision follows the recent comprehensive reforms brought in January 2019 for Directorate of Jan Shikshan Sansthan (DJSS), which was formerly under the Ministry of Human Resources Development and transferred to the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in 2018.
- These decisions aim to further strengthen the skill ecosystem benefiting those in the underprivileged sections of society.