Skill Banks – A detailed Description

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Skill Banks – A detailed Description

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to make India “the human resource capital” of the world will first take off in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, where the government is setting up 50 global skill banks this year to train potential immigrant workers in 110 job roles as per international standards.

These banks, or training centres, will impart skills across sectors such as medicine and healthcare, hospitality, IT, construction, automobile and retail trade — where job opportunities exist or are likely to arise across different countries. Before they emigrate, youth trained in these skill banks would also be made familiar with the respective local culture and language of the country they obtain a job in as well as its work ethic.

  • Skill banks are training centres to provide training to potential immigrant workers
  • Skill Banks are established first in the states of U.P and Bihar
  • U.P and Bihar account for the maximum emigrants annually in India
  • These two states have the maximum number of employees working abroad
  • Also these states have the maximum population
  • The training program is of international standards

Objectives of Skill Banks

  • The primary objective of skill banks is to train workers for global markets
  • To project India as the capital of Human resources in the world

Target countries of Skill banks

  • South East Asia
  • Norway
  • Germany
  • Canada
  • Sweden
  • Japan
  • The above countries will have huge dearth of nurses and care givers in the next decade
  • Skill banks focus on these countries for job opportunities and train people according to the requirement

Skill banks help people go abroad and work in a safe manner.Workers sent abroad through skill banks will have the support of GOI .All migration-related issues and frauds by consultancies will not occur once workers are trained and sent abroad through skill banks.Rural poor and unaware people can completely trust the skill banks for their overseas job opportunities.Skill banks help in identifying the requirements arising abroad in various nations and match the requirements with the employees in India through skill training programs

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