Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF)

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  • February 15, 2021
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Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF) rolled out

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Policies and interventions & GS – III – Skill development

In news

  • Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF) was recently rolled out.
  • Ministry: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Key takeaways 

  • The fellows under MGNF will acquire academic expertise and technical competency in understanding the overall skill ecosystem along with being attached to District Skill Committees (DSCs).
  • It will help them manage the skill development planning at the district level through the mechanism of formulating District Skill Development Plans (DSDPs).
  • The first pilot MGNF which had 69 fellows working across 69 districts was successful.
  • The Ministry is now expanding MGNF to all remaining districts in India.
  • The Ministry has sought academic partnership with only the IIMs.

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