IndiaSkills 2023-24 Launched

  • By Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan.
  • Also felicitated the World Skills 2022 Winners today at Kaushal Bhawan, New Delhi.
  • India has secured 11th position in the global competition.
  • World Skills Competition is the largest skill competition in the world, held once every two years.
  • Conducted by World Skills International, which has 86 member countries.
  • Competition duration is 4 days spanning 16 to 22 hours

World Skills Competition 2022

  • Conducted from September to November 2022 across Europe, North America, and East Asia comprising over 1,000 competitors from 58 countries in 61 skills.
  • It was hosted by 15 countries in more than 20 cities.
  • India participated in 50 skills and secured 11th position with 2 Silver Medals, 3 Bronze Medals and 13 Medallions for Excellence.
  • Indian Competitors were selected via IndiaSkills Competition 2021.
  • 165 IndiaSkills National Competition winners were trained at designated training venues.
  • More than 200 Industry and Academic Partners like Toyota Kirloskar, Mahindra, Saint Gobain, Larsen & Toubro, Maruti Suzuki, Infosys, IIT-Palakkad, Government Tool Room and Training Centre, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Lincoln Electric, CISCO, BMW, Volkswagen, Berger Paints and others collaborated to train India’s competitors.
  • Sponsor approx Rs. 20 Crore training infrastructure, subject matter expertise, international training, raw material and tool kits.
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