NSDC SIGNS MOU WITH MCKINSEY’S AFFILIATE GIF TO BOLSTER SKILL INDIA MISSION

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NEW DELHI- National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with McKinsey affiliated Generation India Foundation to bolster Skill India Mission. The noncommercial pilot project includes training, placement and tracking of upto 5,000 candidates by Generation, supported by NSDC’s training providers. These trainings would be funded through Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), under the Skill India Mission. The project targets job roles such as Home Nursing Aides, General Duty Assistants and F&B Stewards with a focus to reach out to unemployed youth and skill them through short-term training programs. Announcing the collaboration, Jayant Krishna, ED & COO, NSDC said “With McKinsey’s expertise in research methodology, we believe that the project would help in mapping the skill gaps and deliver impactful solutions. We aim to harness the huge potential of the youth in the country and add momentum to our consistent endeavours to strengthen the skilling value chain.” Abhishek Gupta, COO, Generation India Foundation expressed, “We are committed to support job intensive skill training to Indian youth. We are delighted to collaborate with NSDC to support Skill India initiative and to contribute to this nation development exercise.”

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