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India Skill-2021 National Competition

  • 11 Jan 2022
  • 2 min read

Why In News

  • The winners of India's biggest India Skill-2021 National Competition were felicitated in New Delhi on January 10, 2022. In this, the players of the Haryana team got 11 medals.

Key Points

  • Competitions were organized at several places including Pragati Maidan from January 7 to 9 as per the COVID-19 protocol mandated by the local authorities and the state government. And from January 3 to 5, eight skill competitions were organized in Bengaluru and Mumbai.
  • It may be noted that Haryana will represent the country in the upcoming World Skill Competition-2022 to be held in China.
  • Haryana team got three gold medals, four silver medals and one bronze medal and three medals of excellence. Sonu Lather from Haryana bagged gold medal in Auto Body Repair, Anuraj in R&AC and Manish Kumar in Welding category.
  • Kaishav Kaundal in Cooking, Devika Jhunjhunwala in Industry Design and Abhay and Viyapu Nagarjuna in Mechatronics category won silver medals. Jagat Yadav has got a Bronze Medal in Restaurant Services.
  • Akash in R&AC, Samarpika in Beauty Therapy and Akhilesh Kumar in Industrial Control category have won medals of excellence.
  • It is noteworthy that the Haryana Government has established the country's first Vishwakarma Skill University at Dudhola, Palwal with the aim of developing skills along with education for the youth of the state. In this, various types of skill training are being given to the youth.
  • It is worth mentioning that the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the direction of the Ministry of Skill Development and India, leads and organizes skill competitions every two years. Skilled youth from different States/UTs compete in their respective skills.
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