Maharashtra Skill Development, Employment and Entrepreneurship Minister Nawab Malik on Thursday announced that the Maharashtra State Skill Competition finals which begin tomorrow will be held at various venues across the state. The opening ceremony of the competition will be held tomorrow at 3.00 P.M., at Don Bosco Industrial Training Institute at Kurla in Mumbai. The closing ceremony will be organized on Sunday from 4.00 P.M. onwards at ISME School of Management & Entrepreneurship at Lower Parel in Mumbai where the state-level champions will be awarded with a cash prize and certificate. Maharashtra State Skill Competition gives an opportunity to the youth of the state to participate in next year’s World Skills Competition that will be held in October in Shanghai, China.
Addressing a press conference today, State Skill Development Minister Nawab Malik said that the Maharashtra State Skill Competition final which is to be held in 45 skill categories in 15 high economic growth sectors, will begin tomorrow in Mumbai. The state’s biggest skill competition was held in three rounds and 263 participants have qualified for the finals. Mr. Nawab Malik, said, the competition has provided a platform for the youth of the state to showcase their skills. He said, this competition will give a boost to innovation and entrepreneurship among the youth. Nearly 100 winners of Maharashtra State Skill Competition will get a chance to participate at the India Skills-2021 regional and national competitions to be held this year. The winners of India Skills-2021 will further get an opportunity to represent the country at various international skill competitions, including the World Skills International Competition which is scheduled to be held next year in October in Shanghai, China.