Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

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Government of India
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
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Agency overview
JurisdictionGovernment of India
Annual budget3,400 crore (US$480 million) (2018-19 est.)[1]
Ministers responsible

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is a Ministry of Government of India set up on 9 November 2014 to coordinate all skill development efforts across the country.[2] Industrial training, apprenticeship and other skill development responsibilities were transferred from the Ministry of Labour and Employment to this newly-made Ministry on 16 April 2015.[3] It aims to remove the disconnect between demand and supply of skilled manpower, to build the new skills and innovative thinking not only for existing jobs but also for jobs that are to be created.



The Ministry is in charge of providing and facilitating skill development initiatives and training infrastructure with the following institutions.[4]


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  1. ^ "Budget data" (PDF). 2019.
  2. ^ "mission booklet.cdr" (PDF). Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "National Skill Development Mission | Prime Minister of India". Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  4. ^ Cabral, Clement; Dhar, Rajib Lochan (25 June 2019). "Skill development research in India: a systematic literature review and future research agenda". Benchmarking: An International Journal. doi:10.1108/BIJ-07-2018-0211. ISSN 1463-5771.

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