[pib] Cabinet nod for Indian Institute of Skills


Mains Paper 3: Economy | Development & Employment

From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:

Prelims level: Indian Institute of Skills, Skill India Mission

Mains level: State of skill development institutes in the country


IISs at different locations

  1. The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of Indian Institute of Skills (IISs) at different locations across the country in PPP.
  2. The PPP Models will be explored for promotion of IIS at select locations based on demand and available infrastructure.

Benefits of IISs

  1. The IISs shall providing high quality skill training, applied research education and a direct and meaningful connection with industry.
  2. The setting up of IISs shall augment the global competitiveness of key sectors of Indian economy
  3. It will provide opportunity to aspiring youth across the country to have access to highly skilled training.
  4. By leveraging advantages of private sector enterprise and public capital in terms of Government land, it would create new institutes of expertise, knowledge and competitiveness.
Skilling India – Skill India Mission,PMKVY, NSDC, etc.
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