National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme to boost Skill India initiative of  Prime Minister  Modi
स्रोत: News Bharati English      तारीख: 21-Dec-2016


New Delhi, Dec 21 : In a  attempt to link the educational institution with industry to provided real life work experience Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has launched National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS). He unveiled the scheme during his recent visit to Kanpur.

The government of India has allocated Rs 10000 crore for this scheme which also involves incentivise for employers in sharing 25% of total cost of stipend paid to the apprentices. This is for the first time the government has decided to incentivize the employers to participate pro-actively in apprenticeship training.

On this occasion, cheques were distributed by Shri Narendra Modi for 25% share to five establishments like HAL Bangalore, BHEL Delhi, GSRTC, Gujarat, APSRTC, Andhra Pradesh and Tata Motors, Lucknow.

It is expected that large number of establishments from MSMEs, Private SPSUs, CPSUs and Govt sector will come forward to engage apprentices and support Prime Minister’s vision of Skill India.

As a sequel to this recognition, it is expected that more and more establishments from MSMEs, Private SPSUs, CPSUs and Govt sector will come forward to engage apprentices and support Prime Minister’s vision of Skill India.