SME Times News Bureau | 16 Nov, 2019
of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendra Nath Pandey on Friday announced
the opening of online registrations for IndiaSkills 2020, a biennial
competition to scout talent from the country.
IndiaSkills 2020 provides a platform for
skilled and talented Indian youngsters to showcase their abilities at regional
and national level competitions in over 50 skills.
Regional legs of the competitions
are organized across four zones, culminating at the national competition in
Delhi. Winners of IndiaSkills will then get a chance to represent the country
at the WorldSkills International Competition to be held in China in 2021.
at the event, Pandey said, “In line with our commitment to make India the
Skill Capital of the World, IndiaSkills aims at helping youth in India leverage
the immense opportunities that this platform offers to showcase their talent in
the best possible way.”
2018 witnessed incredible success and I am positive, we will witness more
participation in IndiaSkills 2020 and will have a power packed team. I wish the
candidates all the luck and hope we create more leaders in vocational training,
the minister added.
candidates can register online- www.worldskillsindia.co.in.
age limit for the competition is for youth born on or after 1 January 1999.
youth can choose participation in over 50 skill trades
the skill competitions held at district, state and regional level, IndiaSkills
National Competition will be organized in 2020.
22 winners of Indiaskills 2018 and their experts had represented the country
with their outstanding performance at the WorldSkills International 2019 (WSK),
held in Kazan, Russia.
won one gold, one silver, two bronze and 15 Medallions of Excellence at the
biggest competition for skills.
ranked 13th among 63 countries that participated at WorldSkills
International 2019, marking it to be the best finish for the country in the
coveted skill championship. They were felicitated by the honorable minister
with certificates and cash prizes for their remarkable performance.
The last IndiaSkills competition was
organized in 2018, wherein 22 states and more than 100 corporates participated,
that gave 355 competitors a chance to display their skills across various skill