A two-day skill conclave aimed at engaging different stakeholders in skill building, entrepreneurship and grassroots innovations, concluded here today.
The event, 'TALAASH-Skill and Entrepreneurship Conclave, 2018', was organised by Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Mission (JKSDM).
It had sessions on skill development, entrepreneurship, knowledge economy innovation, creating the human resource for industry and fostering linkages, an official spokesman said.
He said Minister for IT, Technical Education and Higher Education Imran Raza Ansari and Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment Altaf Bukhari and Punjab Minister for Technical Education and Training Charanjeet Singh Channi were present at the event.
Besides technical sessions, the conclave included a skill exhibition including local innovations and crafts, felicitation ceremony of the state-level winners of India Skill-J and K, 2018 and the institutions and trainers involved with it, the spokesman said. The conclave was also attended by representatives from National Skill Development Agency (NSDA), National Skill Development Corporation, Sector Skills Council representatives, academic institutions, industry players, civil society members, entrepreneurs and innovators of the state.
Speaking on the occasion, Ansari said he was hopeful that the team at J-K Skill Development Mission would try to work on the outcomes of the consultations which happened over the last two days and devise new programmes to improve the skill building environment in the state.
Bukhari said he was hopeful that the J-K Skill Development Mission team would leave no stone unturned in providing skill opportunities to the youth so that their future becomes bright and hopeful.
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