Union Government is organising a “National Industry Conclave on Skills” on 12th January, 2016 at Mumbai. Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs shall be steering this conclave along with Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs.
The conclave is aimed at ensuring that the industry joins the Skill India Mission in a big way. It is a meeting of industry leaders who are the stakeholders in the skill ecosystem, to conceive and partner towards realising the vision of Skill India. The conclave will be an annual event and will see participation from across ministries and corporates. This inaugural conclave is being held on the occasion of the 153rd Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
Minister of State for Skill Development (I/C) & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy in a statement in New Delhi has said that the conclave will be an annual feature to review the work done across sectors and regions. This will be a good platform to bring about synergies and convergence across all and contribute collectively to the success of Skill India. Public Private Partnership in Skill Development, Skill imperative for industrial growth, Improving Livelihood of Rural India through Skill India are some of the topics that will be discussed during the day long conclave.
From Maharashtra Government, Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis will be sharing his views on the skill development. Minister for Defence Shri Manohar Parrikar, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highway and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Sanitation & Drinking Water Shri Birender Singh, Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, and Minister of State for Finance Shri Jayant Sinha are the key participants from the Union Government.
The conclave will bring together Industry captains and professionals from across Industries onto one platform to deliberate on important issues related to Skill Development in India. Industry Leaders from Corporates like Tata, TCS, Reliance Communication, Bharti Airtel, JSW Steel, Reliance Industries, GVK, GMR, Essar and more will also take part at the conference.