The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is a Ministry of Government of India set up on 9 November 2014 to coordinate all skill development efforts across the country. Industrial training, apprenticeship and other skill development responsibilities were transferred from the Ministry of Labour and Employment to this newly-made Ministry on 16 April 2015. It aims to remove the disconnect between demand and supply of skilled manpower, to build the new skills and innovative thinking not only for existing jobs but also for jobs that are to be created.
New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) has instituted the annual National Entrepreneurship Awards to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. These premier awards seek to recognise and honour entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship ecosystem builders for their outstanding efforts.
A total of 24 awards will be presented to Young Entrepreneurs below the age of 30 years* (18 awards) and Entrepreneurship ecosystem builders including organizations/ individuals (6 Recognition Awards).
Each winner will get prize money of Rs. 10 lakh (organisations) and Rs. 5 lakh (enterprises/ individuals), a trophy and a certificate. Details along with the Application/ Nomination Form are available on https://ncvtmis.gov.in/Pages/home.aspx The call for applications is open till 30th Sept 2017.
*35 years for SC/ST/PwD
FITT is a society registered under the Society Registration Act 1861. The organisation – set up by and at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi is mandated with the tasks of fetching economic value addition to the academic resources viz. research results, faculty expertise and the specialized equipment / facilities. This is slated for achievement by appropriate academia-industry-government interactions. As part of these activities, FITT engages into contract research, consulting activities, promoting/supporting/nurturing innovations and entrepreneurship development- leveraging primarily the academic resources at IIT Delhi. Set up in the year 1992, FITT has undertaken/ accomplished various tasks/ projects/ incubation/ knowledge dissemination by partnering/ networking with various stakeholders – both in the national and international domain.