'Skills on Wheels' Initiative

On 17th September, 2023, Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Lok Sabha Speaker inaugurated the 'Skills on Wheels' initiative in Delhi.

Key Points

  • Awareness Generation: The initiative aims to raise awareness about the government's skill development mission and the available opportunities and support systems for young individuals.
  • Promoting Digital Literacy: It also focuses on promoting digital literacy and digital skills, aligning with India's global efforts in this area.
  • Rajasthan Outreach: The initiative will begin its journey by visiting villages in Rajasthan and subsequently expand to other parts of the country.
  • Mission to Reach Youth: The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, along with the National Skill Development Corporation, initiated 'Skill on Wheels' or Kaushal Rath and Skillathon to spread awareness about the Skill Mission.