New Delhi, January, 2024.
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), is organizing the IndiaSkills 2023-24— a pan-India competition anticipating participation from lakhs of aspirants. This prestigious event seeks to celebrate a myriad of skills, empowering individuals to envision a future filled with opportunities.
Looking at the overwhelming response and the growing interest from participants across the States/UTs has led to the extension in the registration deadline for the competition until 15th January 2024.
Aligned with the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi of making India the third-largest economy in the world, the competition offers a distinctive opportunity to ‘Amrit Peedhi’, with employability and domain skills in traditional/new job roles to showcase their skills on a global scale. The competition stands as a vibrant celebration of skills and craftsmanship, a robust platform that bridge the skill gap and help youth to attain world-class standards of competence, excellence, and productivity.
The extended timeline will accommodate the growing interest from the candidates and will ensure that all the potential participants have sufficient time to complete their registrations and be a part of this prestigious event.
Registration for this grand event has commenced on the Skill India Digital website, inviting aspirants from across the nation to showcase their talents and skills. The competition unfurls through a set of stages at the District, State, Zonal, and National levels- with the ultimate reward being the chance to represent India in the WorldSkills Competition at Lyon, France, in 2024.
Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC and MD, NSDC International, emphasized on the role of IndiaSkills in advancing the careers of emerging professionals. He highlighted the competition’s significance in offering participants the opportunity to display their skills with perfection.
There are over 60 categories within the competition including Construction and Building Technology, Automotive Technology, Fashion designing, Hair Dressing, Baking, Industry 4.0, Cyber Security and much more. This inclusivity not only widens the scope for individual excellence but also encourages collaboration among various sectors.
IndiaSkills is a platform that celebrate the diverse skills that make our nation truly unique and offers a stage to our skill champions. The competition will be a facilitator of ‘Kushal Bharat Viksit Bharat’ that seamlessly integrates vocational education with hands-on training and chart youth journey towards self-empowerment, discovery and thriving careers.
WorldSkills is the largest skill competition in the world, held once every two years, conducted by WorldSkills International, which has 86 member countries.