The skill development growth in the Jharkhand has witnessed rapid momentum in the past years. State has focused on opening relatively large size centres along with longer duration courses with focus on soft skills and OJT/Apprenticeship components. State government has also partnered with many agencies to set up skill development centres within college premises as well as many other premises to improve the employability of the youth of the state. Government has initiated skill development focused on Industry in partnership with leading global companies like Siemens and many more. As it is gaining scale and maturity, need for Skills Policy that weaves together all aspects in a comprehensive roadmap was acutely felt. This policy is being released at an opportune time and will enable rapid growth and improved outcomes for skill development and entrepreneurship interventions in the state especially for the youth. Government of Jharkhand is committed to enabling growth of the state through skilling the youth. A skilled and high productivity manpower base is a critical enabler in the growth of manufacturing, services and agriculture. It is also a critical intervention to harness the potential of ‘Demographic Dividend’ in a youthful state like Jharkhand. To give impetus to growth with scale, speed and standard, Government of Jharkhand has decided to frame a Skills Policy for the state of Jharkhand. This policy will be known as ‘Jharkhand Skills Policy’ and will be in force in the state.
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Shailendra Kumar Gupta. Skill Development in Jharkhand: A Study of Government Initiative Schemes towards the same for the youth of the state. Asian Journal of Management. 2021; 12(2):101-0. doi: 10.52711/2321-5763.2021.00015
Shailendra Kumar Gupta. Skill Development in Jharkhand: A Study of Government Initiative Schemes towards the same for the youth of the state. Asian Journal of Management. 2021; 12(2):101-0. doi: 10.52711/2321-5763.2021.00015 Available on: https://ajmjournal.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-12-2-2
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