Hotline: 1800 102 2007
X
Search Business Opportunities
2011-04-08

FM seeks Industry help for growth

Emphasizing the role of skill development in addressing the objective of inclusive growth, the Finance Minister appreciated the leadership CII has provided to National Skill Development Corporation (N

Speaking at the CII National Conference and Annual Session 2011 in New Delhi, Mukherjee said, "We have to come together, the government and the business enterprise, in overcoming the several structural concerns that would continue to test us in the coming years."

He also drew the immediate attention of the captains of Indian industry and business to the issues that can guarantee the success of our strategy for inclusive development and, in fact, the very sustainability of the growth momentum in the coming years that depends critically on the availability of skilled manpower.

“Our notion of inclusive growth also needs to be much broader than merely poverty alleviation. It should include the equality of opportunity for a productive and meaningful life with freedom and dignity,” said Mukherjee.

Emphasizing the role of skill development in addressing the objective of inclusive growth, the Finance Minister appreciated the leadership CII has provided to National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He however called upon CII to take further lead in meeting the NSDC target of creating 150 million skilled persons and setting up at least 10-15 sectors specific Skill Councils including in manufacturing, healthcare and mining.

Mentioning the government efforts to promote inclusive growth, the Finance Minister spoke of several initiatives including the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and Bharat Nirman. He also mentioned his efforts at spreading the green revolution to the eastern states and its positive impact on inclusive growth that is already apparent.

The theme of the CII conference this year is “Securing the Future: Framework for Inclusive Growth”.

The Finance Minister also launched “Skillpedia” - an online platform to create awareness on the importance of certification of skills by recognized assessment agencies for the benefit of the employer and the job seeker - an effort of CII to complement the Government of India’s goal of creating a skilled workforce of 500 million by 2022. This platform was developed in consultation with the NSDC and was handed over to NSDC post its launch.


Related opportunities
  • Others Dealers And Distributors
    About Us: Forsch is premium engine oil and lubricant brand headquatered..
    Locations looking for expansion Karnataka
    Establishment year 2016
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 400
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Banglore Karnataka
  • Ayurvedic, Herbal & Organic Products
    About:  Pure Nutrition:  collect, process, manufacture and market 100% herbal nutritional..
    Locations looking for expansion Maharashtra
    Establishment year 2016
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 100
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Mumbai Maharashtra
  • About WONDER KIDZ “The Concept School”: Products and Services: - Pre-School/Kindergart..
    Locations looking for expansion Madhya pradesh
    Establishment year 1999
    Franchising Launch Date 2006
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 1000
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Bhopal Madhya pradesh
  • Join Hands With No.1 U.K. Concept International Preschool Chain SANFORT is..
    Locations looking for expansion Uttar Pardesh
    Establishment year 2009
    Franchising Launch Date 2010
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 2000
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Ghaziabad Uttar Pardesh
Insta-Subscribe to
The Franchising World
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities

Free Advice - Ask Our Experts