With an aim to encourage youth to celebrate the value of acquiring skills and creating a way to achieve personal, J&K Skill Development Mission & its affiliated training providers observed World Youth Skills Day on Monday across the state.
A United Nation resolution to establish a World Youth Skills Day was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 18, 2014 and every year on July 15, World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) is celebrated across the world.
In order to raise awareness about WYSD, J&K Skill Development Mission(JKSDM) through its affiliated training centres organised debates, seminars, inspirational speeches and cultural programs to celebrate the occasion and explored ways on engaging youth towards skill development.
Mission Director, J&K Skill Development Mission participated in a WYSD programme organised at Pulwama while as JKSDM staff also participated in events in central, north and south Kashmir and in Jammu district.
â€œThe programmes highlighted the importance of skill development in providing youth opportunities to develop their competencies and accelerate their transition to work,â€ said JKSDM official.
Currently, more than 50 training providers affiliated with J&K Skill Development Mission are providing quality skill training to the youth of the state.