Ansari flags off J&K contingent for skill competition in Lucknow

“Our youth are capable and full of potential. I am hopeful that they will come out with flying colours at the regional level competition,” he said.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: May 26 2018 10:29PM | Updated Date: May 26 2018 10:29PM
Ansari flags off J&K contingent for skill competition in LucknowGK Photo

Technical Education Minister Molvi Imran Raza Ansari today flagged off J&K contingent for their participation at regional level skills competition to be held at Lucknow from May 31- June under World Skills India, which is an initiative of the union ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship. 

The contingent of skilled candidates will further compete at the national level skill competition which will be held in July, 2018, leading to their participation in the World Skills Competition-Russia, 2019, according to an official spokesperson.

While interacting with the candidates in the contingent, the minister said, “It is very heartening to see that our youth are participating in the regional skill competition and I am hopeful that the contestants will perform well and bring laurels to the state.”

“Our youth are capable and full of potential. I am hopeful that they will come out with flying colours at the regional level competition,” he said.

He said more and more skill competition would be held across the state and the hunt for young minds to give them proper skills.

“We are taking all the efforts to reach out and spot the young entrepreneurs and skilled people and give them further trainings to master their trade,” he said.

The minister expressed happiness over the functioning of the Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Mission, saying that the directorate achieved some remarkable milestones in a very short span of time. He lauded the mission director, JKSDM, Peer Ghulam Nabi Suhail, for successfully organising the first ever Skill Conclave – Talaash in Srinagar recently.

Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) received more than 700 registrations for the initial cluster/base level competition and successful candidates from the base level competitions were further groomed at various reputed institutes across the state for participation in the state level competition.

The J&K contingent for Lucknow regional skill competition comprises of the winners and runners-up candidates of the state level skill competitions which were held between April 25 to May 5 in Srinagar and Jammu. In total, 20 contestants will be participating in the already 12 shortlisted skills at the regional level competition which also includes two wild-card entries (contestant) in mobile robotics and bakery.

JKSDM, over the period of last four months carried out rigorous mobilization and publicity campaigns pertaining to the skill competition and also collaborated with prestigious institutions such as NIT- Srinagar, IHM -Srinagar, Central University, Jammu, NIELIT, SSMD-Baramulla , Arena Animation and Rahim Motors to provide training and guidance to selected candidates for the different levels of skill competition.

 

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