- India finished 13th out of 63 countries with India wins a Gold in Water Technology, Silver in Web Technologies, 2 Bronzes in Jewellery and Graphic Designing at World Skills Kazan 2019 and also wins 15 Medallions of Excellence.
- More than 1,350 competitors participated from 63 countries across 56 skills and trades.
- World Skills International Competition 2019 in Kazan, Russia by winning 19 medals and Medallions of Excellence.
- India finished 13th in the overall standings several notches up from the last time when it won 11 medals and finished in the 19th position at Abu Dhabi in 2017.
- S Aswatha Narayana represented Odisha and won a Gold medal in Water Technology, he competed against 11 countries. He was also rewarded as ‘Best of Nation’ amongst the Indian competitors.
- Pranav Nutalapati represented Karnataka and won Silver Medal in Web Technologies after competing with 33 countries.
- Sanjoy Pramanik represented West Bengal and won the Bronze Medal in Jewellery after competing against 16 countries.
- Shweta Ratanpura represented Maharashtra and won the Bronze medal in Graphic Designing after showcasing her skill against 35 countries.
- The competition has become a grand event in the arena of vocational skills with several contenders participating from across the globe.
- About WorldSkills India: WorldSkills India is an initiative of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), which has been leading India’s participation at World Skills International competitions since 2011. This was done to create an aspiration around the pursuit of skills training in our country and benchmark the skill sets of our youth against their counterparts in other parts of the world.
- About World Skills Competitions: Every two years World Skills hosts the world skills competition which attracts more than 1,300 Competitors from more than 60 countries. There are competitions in 56 skills across a wide range of industries.
Friday, July 10, 2020