Govt to focus on skilling in areas like telemedicine: Skill Development minister RK Singh

The government will need to focus on skilling, reskilling and upskilling in all sectors including the health sector where courses are developed in areas like telemedicine, sanitization, minister of state for skill development RK Singh said as the skill development ministry prepares to resume physical skills training from September 21.

According to the minister’s statement, the skills development ministry through its online portal BharatSkills has conducted an online training programme during lockdown benefitting 9,38,851 trainees.

Further, another 1, 31,241 trainees have availed online training facilities through BharatSkill Mobile App. Similarly, National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI), an autonomous body under the ministry, has conducted 3080 online classes benefitting 16,55,953 trainees.

Besides, the industrial partners of the directorate general of training (DGT) under the ministry have conducted online training having 1,84,296 participants. In addition to the above, 16,767 exclusive online classes for 35 CTS trades and 34 craft instructors training schemes (CITS)

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National Education Policy Landmark Step In Clearing Anomalies In Education Sector: Minister Jitendra Singh

National Education Policy Landmark Step In Clearing Anomalies In Education Sector: Minister Jitendra Singh

National Education Policy Landmark Step In Clearing Anomalies In Education Sector: Minister Jitendra Singh

New Delhi:

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said the introduction of the National Education Policy was a landmark step by the Modi government in clearing several anomalies prevailing in the education system of the country, according to an official statement. Addressing a webinar on “National Education Policy-2020: Health Education Perspective”, he said it was the strong political will of the Modi government to take out of the box decision of introducing the NEP which focuses more on skill and vocational education.

Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, said major reforms were introduced in higher education, including a target of 50 per cent gross enrolment ratio by 2035 and a provision for multiple entry and exit in the new education policy. The introduction of the National Education Policy-2020 was a landmark step by the Modi government in clearing

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