Scheme for setting up of Indian Institute of Skills in PPP modes gets Cabinet nod

By leveraging advantages of private sector enterprise and public capital in terms of Government land, it would create new institutes of expertise, knowledge and competitiveness.

Published: 24th October 2018 04:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th October 2018 04:03 PM   |  A+A-

Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (File | PTI)

By UNI

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the for setting up of Indian Institute of Skills(IISs) at different locations across the country in Public Private Partnership (PPP), which will be explored for promotion of IIS at select locations based on demand and available infrastructure.

Briefing mediapersons about the Cabinet decision, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said the setting up of IISs will augment the global competitiveness of key sectors of Indian economy by providing high quality skill training, applied research education and a direct and meaningful connection with industry.

It will provide the opportunity to aspiring youth across the country to have access to highly skilled training, and enhance the scope of accountability through its linkage with industry and global competitiveness across sectors.

By leveraging advantages of private sector enterprise and public capital in terms of Government land, it would create new institutes of expertise, knowledge and competitiveness.

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