What Is WorldSkills India?

WorldSkills India is an initiative of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. NSDC, through its WorldSkills India initiative, has been leading the country's participation at WorldSkills International competitions since 2011.

The key objectives of WorldSkills India are to:

20 years is the average age of the participants.

The WorldSkills competition National final selections were held at PragatiMaidan between the 26th & 28th Feb. The opening was kicked off on the 25th Feb following which approximately 70 chosen contestants from 22 different skills competed to decide the finalists who will represent India at Sao Paolo in August 2015. Out of the 22 skill competitions, 3 skills were rescheduled due to technical reasons (Brick Laying, Visual Merchandising and Welding). The closing ceremony where contestants were presented with the certificates for winners, first runner-ups & second runner-ups was presided over by Mr. S.Ramadorai (Chairman NSDC & NSDA) and Mr Pawan Agarwal (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship) in the presence of Mr S.Mahalingam representing CII and Mr. RCM Reddy representing FICCI.