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Government of Jammu and Kashmir is contemplating advanced, aspirational skill development of J&K youth here.

Aiming further sharpening of skills of youth of the UT, the government has submitted an ambitious proposal to the Union government for advanced and aspirational skill development trainings to be conducted in the region.

Commissioner Secretary, Skill Development Department (SDD),  Saurabh Bhagat, informed this here on Wednesday while chairing the third Executive Committee meeting of J&K Skill Development Mission.

The meeting was attended by representatives of line departments as members besides DG Finance, Finance Department,  Mohammad Sultan Malik, Mission Director, JKSDM  Leena Padha, Director Skill Development Sudershan Kumar, Additional Secretary Industries and Commerce, Mamta Devi, Additional Secretary, Youth Sports Services and Labour and Employment, Neelam Khajuria, Joint Director Planning, Parshotam Lal    along with other officials of SDD, officials from NSDC and MSDE in person and virtually.

He emphasized on convergence between various departments on skilling initiatives to avoid redundancy and have holistic overview of skill ecosystem of the UT.

He directed for Adhaar seeded placement data of the placements made by the department so that a realistic picture is put forward.

He emphasised the need for initiation of short term skill courses and life skills in schools, industry and tourism departments so that the youth are gainfully skilled for self and wage employment.

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