Home / Knowledge / News / Private sector to participate in primary education system, MPs
Private sector to participate in primary education system, MPs
30
Apr '08
Appreciating the large magnitude of investment needed for the education system in India, permitting private sector investment was the consensual sentiment echoed by young Members of Parliament addressing the session on 'India's Demographics: Challenges & Opportunities' at the CII National Conference and Annual Session 2008 on “Building People : Building India” being held on 29 and 30 April 2008 at New Delhi.

Advocating the need for a collective effort by all constituents of society including government, industry, political parties and media for universal primary education, Mr Sachin Pilot, Member of Parliament (Indian National Congress) called for distinguishing between knowledge, educational degrees and skill sets as the components of employability.

Admitting the existence of disguised unemployment in the agricultural sector, he emphasized the need for expansion of options for gainful employment of youth in the non-farm sectors.

Acknowledging the belief about India's demographic dividend, Mr Suresh Prabhu, Member of Parliament (Shiv Sena) cautioned against the rapidly increasing population which was indeed acting as a constraint since growth in population does not transmute to a growth of the working population.

Identifying skill formation and upgradation as the primary issues of concern, Mr. Mohammad Salim, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha (CPM) stressed on the need of focus on vocational education to enhance vertical mobility in theeconomic system.


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Aug 2017

PetroVietnam, Vinatex discuss reviving PVTEX plant

Discussions are under way between PetroVietnam and textile and...

Courtesy: Mexx

Fashion | On 20th Aug 2017

RNF acquires Mexx fashion brand

RNF, the Dutch sports and fashion holding, has purchased the global...

Textiles | On 20th Aug 2017

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles opens on August 23

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, Asia’s leading platform to meet...

Interviews View All

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Abhishek Samdaria
Reflete

GST will certainly reduce a lot of paperwork in future

Darshan Mehta
Infinium Polychem

We are spending double digit figures on R&D

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

August 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
66.7%
No
16.7%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 30

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
43.3%
No
36.7%
Skip
20.0%

Total Votes: 30

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
83.3%
No
6.7%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 30

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
60.0%
No
10.0%
Skip
30.0%

Total Votes: 30


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search