SRINAGAR: National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) and Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) on Monday organised a training-cum-advocacy workshop for skill implementing agencies at SKICC, Srinagar.
The workshop, part of a two-day programme aimed to strengthen skill eco-system in the state, was inaugurated and chaired by Secretary to Government, Technical Education Department, J&K Mohammad Javed Khan.
Officials from various government departments such as Industries, Social Welfare, Handloom, Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Women Development Corporation, National Institute of Technology, Central University of Kashmir, representatives of trade and commerce associations and skill training providers also participated in this workshop.
Secretary to Government, Technical Education Department, J&K Mohammad Javed Khan termed the workshop as an important opportunity for all the participating departments to understand the skill systems from the experts from NSDC, NSDA and DGT.
The workshop was aimed at imparting training and awareness to the state level training providers about the application of National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF), National Apprenticeship Scheme, and Recognition of Prior Learning etc.
Earlier, Mission Director, JKSDM gave a detailed presentation about the skill development schemes implemented in the state by various departments.
Representatives of various departments shared the challenges they are facing in implementing skill development programmes.
The workshop ended with a group discussion and with the note that such workshops will be organised in the near future as well.