A.M. Naik Appointed as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (Download PDF)

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Union Government has appointed Anil Manibhai Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He is currently Group Chairman of engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T).

Image of The AM Naik

Image of The AM Naik

Image of The AM Naik

About AM Naik:

  • AM Naik was born on 9th June 1942 in Gujarat.

  • He is considered one of most respected management professionals in country. As result of successful management of their years, L & T has become one of strongest businesses in world.

  • Under his leadership, L & T has joined list of powerful global companies.

  • He was awarded Padma Bhushan, India’s 3rd highest civilian award in 2009 for his outstanding contribution to economic growth of country.

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

  • NSDC is Public Private Partnership (PPP) under Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

  • It was founded in 2009 as not-for-profit company by Ministry of Finance to address need for providing skilled manpower across various industry sectors.

  • GoI thru MSDE holds 49 % of share capital of NSDC, while private sector has balance 51 % of share capital.

  • NSDC aims to promote skill development by catalyzing creation of large, quality & for-profit vocational institutions.

  • Its objective is to create training capacity in country; fund vocational training initiatives & create market ecosystem for skill development.

  • Its mandate is to train 150 million people by 2022.

  • It is involved in re-skilling & in catering to skilled manpower requirement of overseas markets, most notably that of Japan (under TITP) & UAE.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 28, 2019

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