Govt brainstorms with RSS affiliates on skill initiative
Government on Sunday held elaborate discussions with RSS affiliates and other institutions on the Skill India initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a meeting that lasted for five hours on Sunday, HRD Minister Smriti Irani invited suggestions of around 75 institutions working in skill development sector on the key areas of focus of the Government.
Among the institutions represented at the meeting held at the residence of Irani were RSS affiliated organisations engaged in promoting science and education such as Vigyan Bharati, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Sansthan and Vidya Bharati.
Also present were the representatives of Chitrakoot University, ITIs, NGOs working in skill development sector from all over the country including Jammu and Kashmir, Chhattisgarh and the Northeast.