Implementation of Skill India at odds with political economy

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  • February 13, 2020
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Implementation of Skill India at odds with political economy

Part of: GS Prelims –Polity and GS-II- Govt Policies 

In news:

Study by the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) and the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) has revealed 

  • The implementation of the Skill India policy has not sufficiently anchored the reality of India’s political economy
  • The preponderance of informal service work — even in the organised sector — makes the future of the skilled service worker almost as bleak as that of the unskilled worker.

From Prelims point of view

Skill India Mission

  • Skill India Mission is an initiative of the Government of India, launched by the Prime Minister on the 16th of July 2015 with an aim to train over 40 crore people in India in different skills by 2022.
  • It includes various initiatives of the government like 
    • National Skill Development Mission, 
    • National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, 2015, 
    • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 
    • Skill Loan scheme

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