- Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Ministry of Railways (MOR) and Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on mutual cooperation on Skill Development as part of The National Skill Development Mission.
- The principal focus areas of the Union Government is the National Skill Development Mission with a target to skill 500 million people by 2022 to make them more employable.
- Railway Ministry will be contributing to the endeavour of skill development through Skill Training Centres at sparable Railway infrastructure like way side stations, Railway Training Centres, Railway Schools, Institutes etc. spread across the country.
- With the signing of this MoU, centre will be able to provide the right platform to the large number of the rural unemployed youth to learn skills that will help them become economically self reliant and productive members of the society.