Skill India campaign: Railways to provide space, manpower for training


  • “There are about 8,000 stations on the railways network along with a good number of workshops, some of which are not fully utilised and will be used for skill training programmes,” Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said.
  • With the signing of the MoU, National Skill Development Corporation will be able to provide the right platform to a large number of the rural unemployed youth to learn skills that will help them become economically self-reliant and productive members of the society.
  • The government has set a target of skilling 40.2 crore people by 2022 under the new National Policy for Skill Development, which is slated to be unveiled on July 15.

Source: ET

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