- The National Skill Development Mission was officially launched in 2015 to create convergence across sectors and States in terms of skill training activities.
- Further, to achieve the vision of ‘Skilled India’, the National Skill Development Mission would not only consolidate and coordinate skilling efforts, but also expedite decision making across sectors to achieve skilling at scale with speed and standards.
- It will be implemented through a streamlined institutional mechanism driven by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).
Why in News?
- Union Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan chaired the 3rd meeting of the steering committee of National Skill Development Mission.