Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centres Launched

IAS Prelims 2023

The Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated the first Gharib Nawaz Skill Development Centre at Vijayanagar Colony in Hyderabad.

In this Skill Centre, the youths, after completing about three-months duration Goods and Services Tax course, will not only be able to help small-medium traders and the common people, but they will also immensely benefitted by this course as it will open vast job opportunities in the related sectors.

Besides providing various job-oriented skill development courses, Gharib Nawaz Skill Development Centres of Ministry of Minority Affairs also offer certificate course in Goods and Services Tax accounting/programming and other related subjects.

Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centres will be established in 100 districts of the country which will effectively ensure employment oriented skill development of youth belonging to Minority communities.

In next six months, Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centres, providing job oriented skill training in various fields, will be established in Hyderabad, Noida, Lucknow, Jaipur, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Indore, Allahabad, Mysore, Chennai, Goa, Gauhati, Kolakata, Patna, Kishanganj, Dehradun, Shahjahanpur, Rampur, Ranchi, Giridih, Mewat, Tijara, Panipat, Delhi, Uddhamsingh Nagar, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Mumbai etc.

To provide quality education to each and every child, Ministry of Minority Affairs will launch a mega education campaign “Tahrik-e-Taleem”. The campaign will be launched on 15th October, the birth anniversary of former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

About 100 Navoday Vidyalaya type schools will be opened in Minority concentrated areas. The Ministry has established 23 Gurukul type residential schools.