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WorldSkills International Competition 2019

Current context: Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has announced the 48-member contingent which will represent India at the WIC 2019.
WorldSkills International Competition 2019
  • The WorldSkills International Competition (WIC) 2019 is also referred to as the ‘Olympics for Skills’.
  • The 6-day biennial competition will be held in Kazan, Russia from 22nd to 27th August 2019
  • India will participate in 44 skills out of 55 skill competitions of the WIC including prototype modelling, mobile robotics, hairdressing, baking etc.
  • National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under MSDE has been leading India’s delegation at the event since 2011.
  • India won one silver, one bronze and nine medallions of excellence during the last edition at Abu Dhabi in 2017.
  • The selection of team India for Worldskills competition was made through a scheme on IndiaSkills Competitions.

Question: 

Q.1 The WorldSkills International Competition (WIC) 2019 will be held in?
a. China
b. Russia
c. USA
d. France
WorldSkills International Competition 2019 WorldSkills International Competition 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 01, 2019 Rating: 5

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