Crescent Kashmir

Skill development

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Recently Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha chaired a high-level meeting to review skill development, entrepreneurship and labour welfare. Senior officials of the Department of Skill Development, Department of Labour & Employment and Mission Youth attended the meeting.

He discussed various issues such as creating convergence of skill development schemes, opportunities and strategy for employment generation across the sectors through entrepreneurship, skill gap analysis and skill mapping for upskilling, reskilling of labour force and youth, and effective, efficient implementation of Healthcare, Social Security schemes for labour welfare and Livelihood Generation Schemes for youth and women.

He laid special emphasis on vital need for upskilling and reskilling of youth and labour workforce as per the evolving skill development landscape to meet the requirement of industries. He called for a whole of government approach towards skill development and providing opportunities for budding entrepreneurs.

He called for strengthening the measures for protection of workers, including unorganized workers in terms of statutory minimum wage, social security and healthcare of workers.

The Lt Governor directed for streamlining the process for registration of unemployed youth and labourers in the respective departments and to improve employability of local youth in development projects. He also said that Departments should help unorganized workers to register himself or herself on e-Shram portal.

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