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Annual Kaushalacharya Awards launched by MSDE

Current context: The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has organized “Kaushalacharya Samadar 2019” to honoured trainers for their contribution to skilled workforce development.
Annual Kaushalacharya Awards launched by MSDE 
  • The “Kaushalacharya award” is launched under the Skill India Mission, would be given to 53 trainers from various fields including trainers from National Skill Training Institutes (NSTIs), Jan Sikshan Sansthan (JSS), WorldSkills Competition winners etc.
  • The award will recognize the trainer’s contribution and make them join a training career as it is estimated that by 2022 India will need about 2.5 lakh trainers across the skilling ecosystem.
  • The Directorate of General Training (DGT), the nodal body for vocational training in India also launched a workbook developed by the National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI) that aimed at building a meaningful learning experience for students.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Dhanbad (Jharkhand) based Kaushalya Kameshwar Techno Solution Pvt Limited and DGT for providing training in Industrial environment in mining sector courses.

Question: 

Q.1 The “Kaushalacharya Awards” is launched by which Ministry?
a. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
b. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
c. Ministry of Science and Technology
d. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Annual Kaushalacharya Awards launched by MSDE Annual Kaushalacharya Awards launched by MSDE Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 06, 2019 Rating: 5

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