Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Summary

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is a Ministry of Government of India set up on 9 November 2014 to coordinate all skill development efforts across the country. The ministry is headed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. [2] Industrial training, apprenticeship and other skill development responsibilities were transferred from the Ministry of Labour and Employment to this newly made ministry on 16 April 2015.[3] It aims to remove the disconnect between demand and supply of skilled manpower, to build the new skills and innovative thinking not only for existing jobs but also for jobs that are to be created.

Government of India
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
कौशल विकास और उद्यमशीलता मंत्रालय
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.svg
Agency overview
JurisdictionGovernment of India =
Annual budget3,400 crore (US$430 million) (2018–19 est.)[1]
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Websitewww.skilldevelopment.gov.in
www.msde.gov.in

MinistersEdit

# Portrait Name Term of office Prime Minister Party
1   Sarbananda Sonowal
(Independent Charge)
26 May 2014 9 November 2014 167 days Narendra Modi Bharatiya Janata Party
2   Rajiv Pratap Rudy
(Independent Charge)
9 November 2014 3 September 2017 2 years, 298 days
3   Dharmendra Pradhan 3 September 2017 30 May 2019 1 year, 269 days
4   Mahendra Nath Pandey 30 May 2019 7 July 2021 2 years, 38 days
5   Dharmendra Pradhan 7 July 2021 Incumbent 1 year, 147 days

List of Ministers of StateEdit

Ministers of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
# Portrait Name Term Minister Prime Minister Party
1   Anantkumar Hegde 3 September 2017 30 May 2019 1 year, 269 days Dharmendra Pradhan Narendra Modi Bharatiya Janata Party
2   Raj Kumar Singh 30 May 2019 7 July 2021 2 years, 38 days Mahendra Nath Pandey
3   Rajeev Chandrasekhar 7 July 2021 Incumbent 1 year, 147 days Dharmendra Pradhan

OrganizationsEdit

The Ministry is in charge of providing and facilitating skill development initiatives and training infrastructure with the following institutions.[4]

SchemesEdit

  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
  • UDAAN, a Special Industry Initiative for J&K
  • Start-up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP), to support entrepreneurs in rural areas to set-up enterprises at the village-level in non-agricultural sectors. [5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Budget data" (PDF). www.indiabudget.gov.in. 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  2. ^ "mission booklet.cdr" (PDF). Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "National Skill Development Mission | Prime Minister of India". Pmindia.gov.in. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  4. ^ Cabral, Clement; Dhar, Rajib Lochan (25 June 2019). "Skill development research in India: a systematic literature review and future research agenda". Benchmarking: An International Journal. doi:10.1108/BIJ-07-2018-0211. ISSN 1463-5771.
  5. ^ "Start-up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP) Launched To Support Entrepreneurs in Villages". IndianWeb2.com. Retrieved 13 March 2022.

External linksEdit

  • Official Website