SIDBI offers chance for students to showcase Skills

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), the principal financial institution engaged in the promotion, financing and development of MSME, has joined hands with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to launch JuniorSkills, a first of its kind skill championship.

JuniorSkills is an incredible opportunity for students from standard VI to XII to explore and exhibit their passion for a particular skill and receive the appropriate technical and vocational education training (TVET) to harness their passion.

The championship will be conducted at four levels – Screening, Qualifying, Pre-National and National. Amidst current COVID-19 situation, the three-level of competitions will be organized online, and the finale is proposed to be conducted on-ground in Delhi.

SIDBI shall be the skill partner to run a complete domain on Innovative Business Ideas. SIDBI shall share design study material for this particular competition and develop the various competitive rounds (four rounds) to judge the entrepreneurial zeal of this young potential entrepreneurs. SIDBI shall also reward the winners in terms of exposure visits, capacity building, laptops, etc.  

The national level skill championship will be for 10 skills which are, Web Technologies, IT Software Solution (Business), Visual Merchandising, Graphic Design, Fashion Technology, Mobile Robotics, Painting & Decorating, Solar Energy, Innovative Business Ideas and Digital Photography.