Skill Yatra Campaign by CBSE for Students, Teachers, Principals
Driving Skill Education Awareness Nationwide
CBSE Latest Circular: CBSE is launching the ‘Skill Yatra Campaign’ to enhance skill education awareness in accordance with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. A fully equipped mobile lab will be employed for outreach and career counselling sessions aimed at students.
Aiming for a Skilled India: Objectives of the Skill Yatra Campaign
The ‘Skill Yatra Campaign’ seeks to:
Eradicate misconceptions about skill and vocational education, fostering awareness among schools, communities, and parents.
Accelerate the spread of skill education across India, supporting the Government’s ‘Skill India’ initiative.
Increase awareness about higher education opportunities and career paths after high school, promoting employment and entrepreneurship.
Encourage girl students to participate in skill education and explore non-conventional skills.
Spread awareness about the Government of India’s Skill Education in Schools policy initiative and its availability among stakeholders like schools, parents, and students.
‘Skill Yatra Campaign’ Highlights: A Mobile Voyage for Skill Education
The mobile lab will journey to various regional areas across the country. It will spend 4-5 hours at each school, with a local coordinator managing the event logistics.
There will be media outreach and publicity within the local community, inviting neighbouring school students to participate in the skill demonstration and training. Local government officers, influential society members, and other officials will also be invited to these events.
Call for Participation: An Opportunity to Join the ‘Skill Yatra Campaign’
Organizations interested in participating in the Skill Yatra Campaign, especially those possessing a mobile vehicle, can contact Mr R. P. Singh, Joint Secretary (Skill Education), via email at [email protected] by 15th July 2023.
The Skill Yatra Campaign represents a unique and mobile approach to delivering skill education awareness to students, parents, and communities across India. It is a concrete step towards realizing the vision of the NEP 2020 and Skill India initiative, aiming to empower students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the dynamic world of work.
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