Skilling India’s Future: A Global Youth Skill Development Conclave organised by Ignite India and The Global Growth Institute hosted at Agni College of Technology was inaugurated by the Honourable Minister for School Education Shri KA Sengottaiyan on the 17th of May 2018.
India has long recognised the need for scaling up their efforts to enhance skill development across the country, in the context of their transition to a knowledge-based economy, through the creation of a professional skilled workforce.
Governmental efforts, especially in recent times, in the area of skill development has shown through a variety of schemes and programmes. The Global Growth Institute (GGI) has signed a partnership agreement with Ignite India in their new joint mission of “imparting skill development training to 1 million youth across the world.”
The Honorable Minister spoke of the importance of developing skills at schools and colleges. He also emphasised the government is taking all steps to eliminate “mug-up” practice for exams.
Wayne Clarke, the founding partner of the GGI said: “We are incredibly proud to launch World Class Manager in India. We believe the rollout of the programme will play a significant role in local communities who are in a desperate need to upskill their managers.”
He added: “World Class Manager has been successfully deployed in the United Kingdom, Mongolia and Turkey.”
Over 700 students from different colleges have participated in the conclave where 50 speakers from a diverse set of industries will be sharing their knowledge and perspectives on the topics such as: future of education system, the new age skills for a transforming economy, entrepreneurship, skills gap, leading and building game-changing teams.