With a favourable demographic dividend and an increasing percentage of youth in the workforce, the potential for growth and development is at its highest in India. It is crucial for the country to take advantage of this opportunity and bring the nation on the path of rising socio-economic progress. To achieve this aim, Skill development is vital for the enhancement of the workforce and to bring in the unused resources into the mainstream.
Need for Skill development:
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India needs more women entrepreneurs because of the following reasons:
It aims to take forward student innovations in New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre to the commercialization stage and accelerate the journey of idea to prototype by providing initial funding assistance.
They are institutional linked facilities promoted by the Department of Science and Technology to nurture innovative and technologically-led new ventures during the initial and critical period i.e. the start-up phase. The primary aim is to tap innovations and technologies for venture creation by utilising expertise and infrastructure already available with the host institution.
This is an exclusive scheme for women with the mandate to bring gender parity in S&T through gender mainstreaming. The programme is aimed at providing opportunities to women scientists who had a break in their career primarily due to family responsibilities.
It aims to disseminate Indian research stories among the masses in an easy to understand and interesting format. It has been initiated by the National Council of Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC).
India has made huge progress in the field of skilling, but keeping in mind its huge potential and a large number of people to be skilled, sustained and innovative efforts in right earnest involving all stakeholders is the need of the hour. For India to become the skill capital of the world, skilling of rural India assumes great importance as it would also enhance employability, employment and entrepreneurial activity in rural areas, where the majority of the population still resides.
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