Delhi govt to focus on skill development: Sisodia

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that the focus will be on skill development in the second tenure of the AAP government.

Sisodia while visiting ITI schools in Delhi, said, “Delhi has laid a strong foundation for school education. Now, concrete steps are being taken to lift the capital as well as the nation from the economic downturn by encouraging skill development and entrepreneurship.”

During his visit to ITI schools in Hari Nagar and Tilak Nagar, he inquired about the educational activities, functioning, and requirements of both the institutions.

Delhi government in 2019 had passed the Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU) Bill and now DSEU will coordinate with different foreign institutions for various courses and knowledge sharing.

Sisodia has planned to visit all the ITI, polytechnic, and skill development centres in Delhi over the next few weeks to understand their needs

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Focus on skill development is prime agenda for me: Sisodia



a group of people standing around a table: Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia during a visit to ITIs at Hari Nagar and Tilak Nagar in New Delhi. (HT photo)


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Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia during a visit to ITIs at Hari Nagar and Tilak Nagar in New Delhi. (HT photo)

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said he would work on enhancing the status of skill education in the national capital in his second term as the education minister.

Sisodia visited two Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in Harinagar and Tilak Nagar on Tuesday to take stock of the educational activities and their functioning. “Delhi has laid a strong foundation for school education. Now, concrete steps are being taken to lift the capital, as well as the nation, from the economic downturn by encouraging skill development and entrepreneurship,” he said.

The education minister said every student in Delhi will be fully equipped with an adequate understanding of modern technology and practical training as per the industry’s requirement. “The Delhi government has

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