Union Skill development and Entrepreneurship Minister Rajeev Pratap Rudy has inaugurated ‘Kaushal Mahotasava’ in Varanasi,Uttar Pradesh
. He also flagged off placement drive for youths skill under “skill India programme”.
Around thirty prominent companies took part in the recruitment drive. Rudy also lauched a “skillup mobile app
“,the app will help the job seekers to search suitable work for themselves and will also help the employer to identify skilled workers for their industry.
Skill India is a campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 July 2015 with an aim to train over 40 crore (400 million) people in India in different skills by 2022. It includes various initiatives of the government like “National Skill Development Mission”, “National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, 2015”, “Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)” and the “Skill Loan scheme”.