Skill development initiatives and strategies
Skills and knowledge are key drivers of macro economic growth and socioeconomic stability. Appropriate policies for the skill development occupy a dominant place in the development of economy. According to five year plan, India has set aggressive goals for faster and sustainable economic growth of nation. With the demographic dividend, India needs to impart adequate skills to its workforce. Skill development has emerged as national priority for which a number of measures have been taken and in process for future. In this context, present paper studies and analyses the present status of skill development and the challenges India faces while implementation of different initiatives and strategies.