National Skills Development Corporation Appoints CREDAI as “Lead Partner for World Skills Competition (WSC) 2017
New Delhi, June 17, 2016: Recognizing CREDAI’s efforts in upskilling of construction workers across the country, the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) has appointed CREDAI, the “Lead Partner” for World Skills Competition 2017, due to be held in Abu Dhabi. Kushal and Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers (RAGC) are the associate partner for this competition.
CREDAI being the apex body of real estate developers across India, with a strong base of 11, 500 members spread across 24 states and 159 city chapters will spearhead the selection and training of construction workers for the World Skills Competition 2017 in the two trades - Bricklaying and Wall & Floor Tiling. Kushal and RAGC, the training partners of CREDAI in Skill Development of Construction Workers will help CREDAI in selection process and holding regional competitions. Best performers from each region will climb up to compete within the gamut on a National level for India Skill Competition, due to be held in Kanpur in July 2016 in the presence of H’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi. 4 winners (2 from each of the 2 trades) of India Skills Competition then will be trained by CREDAI Kushal for the World Skills Competition 2017.
Commenting on CREDAI’s appointment for WSC 2017, Jitendra Thakker, Chairman for the Skill Development committee at CREDAI said, we feel elated to be the Lead Partner for World Skills Competition 2017. We extend our thank you to NSDC for acknowledging CREDAI’s efforts in Skilling of Construction Workers in India. Our team is fully committed to this responsibility and is cognizant of the trust placed in its execution.
Last year in 2015, two of CREDAI trainees Parusharam Naik and Tikam Singh won Bronze medals for India in the task of Brick-laying and Tiling at the 43rd World Skills Competition held in Sao Paulo, Brazil Intending to continue this contribution, Getambar Anand, President, CREDAI National, said, “This is the result of the efforts of the CREDAI’s involvement in the skill development initiatives of Construction Workers. Partnering with NSDC as the Lead Partner for the India Skills Competition and World Skills Competition is a great honor for us and recognition of the CREDAI’S commitment towards Skill Development and towards making India the Skills capital of the world. India has potential to produce world class talent and we are certain that our trainees will bring laurels to the country. We are thankful to NSDC for having faith in our vision.”
Regional Level Competitions will be held on the following dates:
Established in 1999, The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India better known as CREDAI is the apex body for private real estate developers in India, representing over 11,500 developers through 24 states and 159 city chapters across the country. CREDAI has organized the industry and is accepted as trusted partner with Government representatives, policy makers, investors, finance companies and consumers.
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of choice. From the traditional trades to multi-skilled technology careers in the industry and service sectors, supported by partners, industries, governments, volunteers, and educational institutions, WorldSkills vision is to improve the world through the
power of skills. As of March 2016 WorldSkills has 75 Member countries and regions, all working with youth, educators, governments, and industries to help prepare the workforce and talent of today for the jobs of the future. Every two years the WorldSkills
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About National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a unique Public Private Partnership (PPP), with 51 percent equity held by private sector and the balance 49 percent
by the Union Government. Formed in 2010, NSDC is a professionally run not-for-profit company that includes 39 Sector Skill Councils and over 267 training partners with over 4021 training centres spread across over 500+ districts in the country. NSDC is mandated
to skill 150 million Indians by 2022. Till now under NSDC ecosystem, more than 65,46,251 (cumulatively) have been skilled.