Governor of Madhya Pradesh Mangubhai Patel has said that India is the future of the world. The future of India are youths. Till the year 2070, India will remain the young country of the world. India will account for 21 percent of the world’s labour force by 2047. He has said that the size and quantity of the needs and demands for housing, infrastructure, food, education, water, health, recreation and social security in the India of the future will be immense. He called upon the youths to come forward with their skills and entrepreneurship to take advantage of the new opportunities being created in the service and production sectors.
Mr Patel was addressing the inaugural session of AISECT National Seminar at Kushabhau Thakre International Convention Centre today. The two day seminar has been organised to discuss the topic Social Entrepreneurship and Skill Development for Atmanirbhar Bharat.
Governor Mangubhai Patel said that today under the leadership of Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi, the government is providing unprecedented opportunities for skill and entrepreneurship development to the youths, both in terms of size and scale. The government is encouraging rapid commercialization through capital investment from around the world, bringing in best innovation practices and committed policy interventions. Prime Minister has created a strong inclusive environment for promoting startup culture, innovation and entrepreneurship in a strong, capable and prosperous, self reliant India. Governor Mr Patel said that the government has created Fund of Funds, Seed Fund Scheme and Credit Guarantee Scheme to meet the funding needs of startups.
New opportunities have been created for startups in the knowledge based digital economy, innovation in futuristic technology, logistics, defence space sector in the country. The Green Hydrogen Mission has received 20000 crores. Defence exports have increased 6 times in the last years. The agriculture budget has also reached 125000 crores. A new programme has been launched to promote research and innovation in the field of pharmaceuticals through Centres of Excellence. The government is opening 30 Skill India International Centres, three Artificial Intelligence Centres of Excellence and 100 labs for 5G application development in the country for skill training under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
Chancellor Rabindranath Tagore University Mr Santosh Choubey informed that Central India’s first skill development university is being established by AISECT. This will be the sixth university of the institute. He told that AISECT is running 37000 centres based on social entrepreneurship in 27 states in India. The model of the Centre is based on Indian languages and social connect. He told that along with technology, initiatives have also been taken by the institute in the field of agriculture.
Mrs Shalini Singh, CEO, Capital Goods SSC, presented the key note of the conference. She said that the conference should focus on efforts to make India self reliant and increase exports by skill upgradation based on India’s demographic characteristics. Director AISECT Dr. Aditi Chaturvedi gave information regarding the activities of AISECT and the books published. AISECT Secretary Dr. Siddharth Chaturvedi, highlighted the outline of the seminar. He told that the seminar is being organised in series. 15 such conferences are to be organised by AISECT.
Initially, the ceremony was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by the guests. A mutual agreement was signed between AISECT and Microsoft on social entrepreneurship. Along with this, young entrepreneurs were also felicitated.
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