New Delhi: With the objective to enhance integration of technical and vocational education at the school-level, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), in collaboration with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), today announced the launch of the first edition of JuniorSkills Championship 2021. The championship shares the values and objectives of the Skill India Mission, emphasizing technical and vocational skill training and capacity building in the interest of creating a productive and self-reliant workforce as a part of nation building.
Leveraging its experience and expertise of leading India’s participation at WorldSkills International competitions since 2011, NSDC, through this initiative, aims to create wider awareness about the importance of skill development amongst the youth of the country at an early age. The championship, to be held virtually this year, will provide students an opportunity to identify their talent and interests and make informed career choices in a rapidly changing world. The registration for JuniorSkills will be open until 19th February 2021. The championship will be promoted through nearly 21,000+ CBSE-affiliated schools across India.
NSDC collaborates with CBSE to launch first edition of ‘JuniorSkills Championship’ to encourage vocational education
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