Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Initiative Launched for North-East Region by Dharmendra Pradhan and G. Kishan Reddy

Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Initiative Launched for North-East Region by Dharmendra Pradhan and G. Kishan Reddy

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Minister Pradhan and Reddy launched 'Transforming Lives, Building Futures: Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in the North-East' initiative.
Dharmendra Pradhan and G. Kishan Reddy launching the skill development and entrepreneurship initiative in the North-East Region.

Dharmendra Pradhan, minister of education, skill development, and entrepreneurship, and G. Kishan Reddy, union minister of culture, tourism, and development in the North Eastern Region, have launched the 'Transforming Lives, Building Futures: Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in the North-East' initiative. According to an official release, the major goal of this effort is to build a strong skill-centric, and industry-ready ecosystem in the North-Eastern Region (NER).

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As part of the project, around 2.5 lakh young people from the NER would be able to participate in industry-specific skill training sessions. This would be made possible by a variety of schemes and initiatives, including the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS), and Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS).

"We are committed to empowering the local youth of NER by instilling not only employability skills but also a resilient entrepreneurial mindset that seamlessly aligns with the ever-changing demands of industries." With unrelenting commitment, we are constructing a future in which NER's youth may thrive. The launch of these skill-focused programs as part of the NER's unique package is set to be a transformative and life-changing venture," Pradhan said.

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