The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India is organising a National Workshop on Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS) at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, on 27th August, 2015. The workshop aims to showcase the successes under ISDS, share experiences and obtain feedback from concerned stakeholders on how the scheme can better contribute to a skilled India.
The workshop will be inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Textiles (I/C), Santosh Kumar Gangwar. The Textiles Minister will also inaugurate an Exhibition at the venue.
Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Sanjay Kumar Panda will launch the facility of online certificate generation through the centralised Management Information System (MIS) portal of ISDS. This innovative facility provides for easy, fast and seamless generation of certificates, promising to be a boon to both trainees as well as training agencies.
Awards will be given on the occasion, to best performing implementing agencies and employers under the scheme.
After the inaugural session, a presentation will be given on the journey of ISDS. This will be followed by the sessions on the convergence of ISDS with the ‘Skill India’ initiative; the role of state Governments in catalysing skill initiatives; standardisation of courses, assessment and certification, and employment opportunities and challenges under ISDS. The workshop thus aims to identify, disseminate, evolve and institutionalise best practices to improve the effectiveness of the scheme in building the skill capital of India’s textile sector.