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Patna: AISECT, a leading social enterprise working in the areas of Skill Development, Higher Education, Financial Inclusion and other ICT based services, is gearing up for the 2016 edition of its nationwide Kaushal VikasYatra to be held in partnership with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

In Bihar, the Yatra will start from September 19 and continue till September 27. The Kaushal VikasYatra 2016 will be conducted in 14 districts namely Patna, Begusarai, Munger, Katihar, Banka, Jamui, Nawada, Gaya, Rohtas, Kaimur, Bhojpur, Vaishali, Saran and Siwan. It will endeavor to mobilize youth across the state about the need for skill development, said AISECT spokesman Himanshu.

AISECT-NSDC Kaushal VikasYatra 2016 is a nationwide initiative across 275 districts in 19 states. It will cover 478 locations in 22 days. The aim is to educate and mobilize around one  lakhstudents about the Government’s Skill India Mission and also about the skilling projects being executed by AISECT in partnership with various departments and ministries of the central and state governments.

AISECT Director Siddharth Chaturvedi says,“This is the sixth year when we will be conducting the Kaushal Vikas Yatra as an integral part of our efforts to promote skill development at the grassroots level areas of the country. Ever since the launch of the Skill India Mission, we have also used the Yatra as a platform to propagate the various initiatives being introduced by the government under this scheme. I hope that the Kushal VikasYatra will enhance this process and enable more and more people to become trained and be a part of India’s skilled workforce.” AISECT focuses on providing vocational education to people from every section of the society at small town, district, block and panchayat level areas.






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