World Youth Skill Day
World Youth Skills Day is celebrated globally on 15th July, on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day we recognize the importance of preparing youth with skills for adequate employment and entrepreneurship. The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown have led to the closure of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions across the world, which maintain the continuity of skill development.
In view of this, on the initiative of Sri Lanka, on 11 November 2014, the United Nations General Assembly decided to celebrate 15 July every year as World Youth Skills Day. It was celebrated for the first time on 15 July 2015. The day is observed to raise awareness about the importance of investing in skill development of youth.
Youth Skill Development in India
On the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a video, Skill India Mission was launched on this day 5 years ago. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has organized a digital conclave to commemorate the occasion.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY):-
• The Skill India scheme was launched by the Government of India on 15 July 2015 on the occasion of the first International Youth Skills Day by the Prime Minister.
• Under this, it is targeted to provide skill training in different fields to about 40 crore people of India by the year 2022. so that they can get employment.
• In this scheme, there is registration for three months, six months and one year. A certificate is given after the completion of the course. This certificate is valid throughout the country. by which employment can be obtained.
• The skills of the youth are hooked on like this! So that they can get employment, today entrepreneurship can be improved.
• Financial support and guidance is being provided to training for all the subjects related to tradition like carpenters, cobblers, welders, blacksmiths, masons, tailors, weavers etc.
Why is World Youth Skills Day important?
Unemployment is one of the most important problems among the youth. The latest global employment trends for Youth 2020 shows the number of youth not having employment, education or training (NEET) since 2017. World Youth Skills Day was declared to be observed by the General Assembly in 2014, giving scope for young people, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions.
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