MSDE: Skilled Labour in Manufacturing Industry

MSDE: Skilled Labour in Manufacturing Industry

05 April 2022, Mumbai:

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) through National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) had engaged a consulting firm to conduct a study on sector-wise incremental requirements, including manufacturing sector, of skilled manpower in 2016.

The study covered 24 sectors and analyzed the sector-wise human resource requirements with 2013 as a baseline.

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The estimated manpower requirement was projected as 614.28 million for 2022 including manufacturing sector.

In order to address the incremental manpower requirement covering manufacturing sector and to empower youth including rural youth with adequate skills, Skill India Mission was launched in 2015.

Under Skill India Mission, the Government through 20 Central Ministries/Departments is implementing various skill development schemes across the country.

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Major skill development training schemes/ programmes covering manufacturing sector, being implemented by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, are Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) and Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS).

Under PMKVY, JSS, NAPS and CTS, as on 31.12.2021, around 2.35 crore candidates have been trained/enrolled.

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CREDITS: PBI (The news article has not been edited by DFU Publications staff)

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