SGT Times Reporter
Gurugram, January 8
Kranti Anand and Madhav Sharma, both Assistant Professors from the Faculty of Mass Communication and Media Technology, represented SGT University, Gurugram, as mentors in the 5- Day India Skills 2021 Training Boot Camp organized by the National Abilympics Association of India (NAAI).
The camp was organized with the support of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and World Skills India (WSI), under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The camp began on January 7 and it will continue till January 10.
The NSDC, with the guidance of MSDE, leads and organises India Skills competitions every two years at the regional and national levels.
Skilled youth from various states/ UTs compete in their respective skills.
The winners of India Skills undergo training and participate in several development programs for a year to prepare for World Skills.
The NSDC aims to enrich the lives of the youth and empower them through India Skills.
Ved Mani Tiwari, Chief Operating Officer, NSDC said, “India Skills Competition aims to create a pool of talented and skilled workforce, who will fuel the economic growth of the country in the future. The competition offers a national platform to the youth and exposure to global training standards. It is a step towards discovering the power of skills and making vocational training aspirational for the youth. The success of India Skills is a collective effort of jury, experts, trainers, Sector Skill Councils, Partner Institutes and states who support NSDC in executing the country’s biggest skill competition.”
Kranti Anand and Madhav Sharma successfully guided and mentored the candidates in the Poster Designing and Word Processing categories for the upcoming International Abilympics Competition, Moscow, Russia 2022. Anand and Sharma were also invited by the Media representatives to give their comments on the boot camp and their role as a mentor in the upcoming International Abilympics competition.
“When we live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity,” said both Anand and Sharma when SGT Times contacted them for their comments on their endeavours in the height of pandemic in the national capital. (End).