International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Analysis Study Research Paper | Management | India | Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023 | Rating: 5.7 / 10

Skill India Campaign: An Attempt to Generate Employment and Encourage Entrepreneurship Development

Dr. Neha Singh [2]

Abstract: A skilled workforce is considered as an asset usable for sustainable development and progress of an organization, a nation as well as its economy. Talking about the economic development of our country, India is still lagging behind due to various problems like poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, lack of medical infrastructure etc. In India, young people who will soon be entering the labor market constitute the largest segment of the demography. Even today majority of youngsters have limited access to formal education and training. Keeping these issues in mind Skill India Campaign a government scheme was launched in 2015. The main aim of Skill India concept introduced by the Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi in March 2015 is to create opportunities and scope for talents of Indian Youth. The objective of this program is to provide training and skill development covering youth of each and every village. In the present scenario, it is found that most of the youth even after being formally educated face tremendous problem in finding employment opportunities due to lack of skills and technical knowledge. Most of them are unaware of the developments taking place in the modern technology. Attempts are being made through skill development programme to provide technical skill based training to youth population to encourage them towards independent entrepreneurship. This paper tries to find out the effect of skill India project on employability and scope for development. An attempt has been made to identify how far the skill development programmes have achieved success and what are the major problems faced.

Keywords: employability, skill development, training, economic development

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023,

Pages: 1392 - 1393

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