Registration deadline for IndiaSkills 2020 extended to Dec 31
Online registrations for IndiaSkills 2020, the biennial competition to scout talent from the country, organised by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has been extended till December 31. The competition is aimed at encouraging the country’s youth to aspire to attain world class skills and compete at the global stage.
The IndiaSkills competition will provide India’s skilled youth with a platform to showcase their abilities at regional and national level competitions across over 50 skills. Regional legs of the competitions are organised across the four zones, culminating at the national competition in Delhi. Winners of IndiaSkills will then get a chance to represent the country at the WorldSkills International Competition to be held in China in 2021.
According to Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Mahendra Nath Pandey, “In line with our commitment to make India the skill capital of the World, IndiaSkills aims at helping youth in India leverage the immense opportunities that this platform offers to showcase their talent in the best possible way. IndiaSkills 2018 witnessed incredible success and I am positive, we will witness more participation in IndiaSkills 2020 and will have a power packed team.”
Interested candidates can register online- www.worldskillsindia.co.in. The age limit for the competition is anyone born on or after January 1, 1999. The youth can choose participation in over 50 skill trades such as mechatronics, manufacturing team challenge, aeronautical engineering, cloud computing, cyber security, baking, beauty therapy, hairdressing, carpentry, water technology and IT network cabling among others. Post the skill competitions held at district, state and regional levels, IndiaSkills National Competition will be organised in 2020. The competitions will be organised by states and will be supported by National Skill Development Corporation, in partnership with sector skill councils, industry partners, corporates and academic organisations. Alongside IndiaSkills Competitions, Abilympics, Olympics of Abilities will also be organised, specifically designed for specially-abled individuals to express their talents.
The last IndiaSkills competition was organized in 2018, wherein 22 states and more than 100 corporates participated, that gave 355 competitors a chance to display their skills across various skill competitions.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019|PNS|Dehradun
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