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THE RELEVANCE OF SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR BEING COMPETITIVE

THE RELEVANCE OF SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR BEING COMPETITIVE

Since the beginnings of industry, the automation of manufacturing and production processes has been constantly evolving. This evolution is being possible due to the integration of classic technologies like mechanics and electricity with other more modern ones such as electronics, computing, communications, etc.

This integration of technologies is well represented by using the “Automation Pyramid” graphic, which includes the five technological levels which can be considered in an industrial environment. The technologies interrelate, both within each level and between the different levels by using industrial communications. The automation pyramid is evolving at the same time as industry, so lines between levels are progressively disappearing these levels are merging.

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Union HRD Minister Smt Smriti Irani Chairs the 63rd Meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) - Three Sub-Committees of the CABE Constituted

Union HRD Minister Smt Smriti Irani Chairs the 63rd Meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) – Three Sub-Committees of the CABE Constituted

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smt. Smriti Irani holding a press conference on the 63rd meeting of the Central Advisory Board Of Education (CABE), in New Delhi on August 19, 2015. The Secretary, Department of Higher Education and Member Secretary, CABE, Shri V.S. Oberoi, the Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Dr. Subash C. Khuntia and the Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, Shri A.P. Frank Noronha are also seen.

The 63rd Meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) was held under the Chairpersonship of Union Human Resource Minister Smt. Smriti Irani at New Delhi today.

In her opening address the Union Minister of Human Resource Development highlighted the achievements of the Ministry in promoting quality education to all through new and impending initiatives such as the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT), SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds), the Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN and the Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan (RAA). She stressed their importance and catalytic role in transforming the education sector and sought the cooperation and active participation of the States and Union Territories in their implementation.

She dwelt on the consultative and inclusive process of evolving, after 29 years, a New Education Policy, one that would be in step with the inevitably changed perspectives and aspirations, and with the needs of the country and the economy. The multi-layered and wide ranging process involves the people right from the grassroots, with meetings from the village level moving upwards to the State through Blocks, Panchayats, Districts and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs). The Chairperson requested the States to initiate the grassroots consultation and keep the HRD informed of the progress.

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