Shri Narendra Modi has stated time and again that the question of whether India or China will emerge as the leader of the 21st century will be determined by the manner in which we empower our youth with relevant skills. Shri Modi is a firm believer in the India’s demographic dividend and has stated repeatedly that it is our youth who will fulfill Swami Vivekananda’s dream of a Jagad Guru Bharat.
In the last decade, Gujarat has taken several strides in enhancing our youth with skill development. Be it revamping ITI structure, giving job letters to ITI educated youth or focusing on soft skills, the tireless efforts of the Gujarat Government in skill development have delivered phenomenal results. On 21st April 2013 Gujarat’s Kaushalya Vardhan Kendras were awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration! Here we bring to you aspects of Gujarat’s efforts in skill development in the form of Tweets:
Gujarat: Showing the way in skill development
Commendable initiative by Guj Govt for commendable efforts in skill development under leadership of @narendramodi.
Labour, Emp, Education, Industries Mines, Tribal dev, Women dev, Urban Dev, Rural Dev dept involved in GoG’s skill development initiatives.
Guj’s Labour, Emp dept has trained over 780000 people in 2012-13 under schemes such as CTS, ATS, MES, eMPOWER, KVK, short term courses.
Gujarat’s Education Dept has trained over 244000 people in 2012-13 under GKS & SCOPE initiatives.
Short-term courses by Guj’s Industries, Mines Dept have trained over 29900 people in 2012-13. Great efforts of GoG for youth & women.
PPP based skill training by tribal development department of Gujarat Govt has trained over 6880 people in 2012-13.
UMEED initiative of GUDM & GMFB, Urban Development Dept has trained over 33,000 people in 2012-13. Great initiatives for skill development!
Guj’s skill development budget for 2001-02 was a meager Rs. 107 crore. In 2013-14 it is Rs. 1000 crore. Commendable leap under @narendramodi
In 2012, over 12 lakh people given training through ITIs, KVKs, UMEED for urban poor, eMPOWER, SCOPE initiatives of Gujarat Government.
Gujarat: Winnings laurels for skill development efforts
Gujarat’s Kaushalya Vardhan Kendras win PM’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration in April 2013!
335 KVKs in Gujarat functioning as of April 2013. 120 KVKs in Tribal dominated areas. 58% of those trained in KVKs are women. #Incredible
From August 2010 to March 2013 over 8 lakh people trained in KVKs in Gujarat
About 238 short term courses running in KVKs. Soft skill component is compulsory. Fees are nominal. Free for SC/ST/Women/BPL/Handicapped.
In a time when Guj celebrates #Vivekananda150, it wins PM’s Award for skill development initiatives @narendramodi
Shri Modi’s thoughts on why skill development matters
Read @narendramodi ‘s blog on skill development. He calls for strengthening Yuva Shakti through skill development
For me, skill development is most important dimension of our nation’s development journey @narendramodi
Shri @narendramodi ‘s simple, powerful Mantra for the youth, SKILL+WILL+ZEAL
A first in the nation, Gujarat launches Swami Vivekananda Superior Technology Centres for youngsters
In a 1st, Guj has launched 20 Swami Vivekananda Superior Technology Centres for the youth
Swami Vivekananda Superior Technology Training Institutes will encourage skill, research & development via technology
Along with skill development, comprehensive focus on soft skills
Under guidance of @narendramodi, Gujarat has also focused on soft skills along with skill development
In this video, @narendramodi gives example of G-Auto to share how soft skills can make a difference
Society for Creation of Opportunity through Proficiency in English (SCOPE) launched in 2007 by Guj Govt. It has trained over 3 lac people.
SCOPE has trained over 3,00,000 people since its start in 2007. Target is to train 5,00,000 people in English skills
Revamping ITIs, making them the gateway of success for thousands of youngsters
Phenomenal changes in ITIs of Gujarat under leadership of @narendramodi. Courses revamped, budget increased
Earlier, studying in an ITI was considered to be a disadvantage but now, Gujarat has broken all these barriers
Government ITIs are present in all 225 Talukas of the state. Over 50% of them are run of PPP basis
Guj’s ITIs have engaged in partnerships with several private firms, MNCs. This has opened new opportunities for youth
In 2001, less than 3400 women trained in ITIs. A decade later, it shot up to over 67,000 in 2011!
Guj Govt’s comprehensive ITI reforms- Class VII + ITI pass student equivalent to SSC, Class X + ITI pass equal to HSC. Very commendable.
5 fold increase in number of ITIs in Gujarat. ITIs are present in all Talukas of Guj. Over 50% ITIs in Gujarat are running on PPP Model.
65,000 job letters in one week! A record of sorts by Gujarat Government
In a historic move, over 65,000 youngsters got job letters from @narendramodi in a week during Vivekananda Youth Employment Week, April 2012
Vivekananda Youth Employment Week held in April 2012 as part of #Vivekananda150 celebrations. Job letters given to 65,000 youth in 4 venues.
From 15/11/2011 to 25/09/2012, 1028 job fairs organized by Guj Government where 1,06,183 youngsters were given employment/apprenticeship.
To celebrate #Vivekananda150, Guj Govt organized Industrial Job Fairs. 1028 job fairs organized & over 106200 candidates given employment.
Gujarat gives Rs. 800 cr for skill development but Centre? Rs. 1000 crore for the entire nation!
Small state like Guj allocates Rs. 800 cr for skill dev in 2013 but GoI allocates Rs. 1000 cr only: @narendramodi
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