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IIE celebrates WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY

Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) an organization under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India celebrated “WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY” at its campus today. The occasion was graced by Shri Shiladitya Sarkar, State Engagement Officer, NSDC as Chief Guest and Shri Pinaki Shankar Deb, Regional Manager, Construction Development Council of India as Guest of Honour, Dr Shantanu Mohan Deka, Associate Faculty Member & Director i/c, Dr. Sriparna B Baruah, Head CIE, IIE, Shri Nayanmoni Hazarika Administrative Officer IIE. Stakeholders, students, entrepreneurs, faculties, officials and staffs of IIE Guwahati also attended the event. Activities like Skill exhibitions, Skill Sambad and Skill Workshop were organised to celebrate the event. The theme this year is Learning and skills for life, work, and sustainable development”.

 

The United Nations General Assembly commemorates July 15th every year as World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) to generate greater awareness on the prominence of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and development of marketable skills, relevant to both local and global economies. The day also marks the launch of National Skill Development Mission (NSDM) on July 15, 2015 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi himself and under his esteemed guidance the mission has been making steady progress with more than one crore youth joining the Skill India programme every year.

 

Shri Shiladitya Sarkar, State Engagement Officer, NSDC and Chief Guest of the event while addressing the youths stated, “Sustainable development means inclusivity. In the agenda for sustainable development skill and jobs for youth feature prominently. Sustainable development could be a major thing that could translate our country in a very big way.” The skill is for all and all the youths should come forward and take the opportunity offered by government, Shri Sarkar also said.

 

Shri Pinaki Shankar Deb, Regional Manager, Construction Development Council of India and Guest of Honour, Dr Shantanu Mohan Deka, Associate Faculty Member & Director i/c, Dr. Sriparna B Baruah, Head CIE-IIE also addressed the gathering.


Shri Shiladitya Sarkar, SEO_NSDC Chief Guest while speaking at the World Youth Skills Day 2022 organised by IIE at its campus today.

Speakers at World Youth Skills Day 2022 organised by IIE at its campus today.