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Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme

Current context: The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship along with IIM Bangalore has launched the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme.
Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme
  • This is a two-year fellowship programme to boost skill development at the district level.
  • The programme is designed under the Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) which is World Bank loan assisted project for skill development.
  • It aims to address the challenge of non-availability of personnel for implementation of various programmes at state, district and National levels. It will blend the academic programme with the component of field immersion at the district level.
  • The students are made to work with the district administration for strengthening the process of skilling to create a vibrant local district economy.
  • The MGNF programme will provide the students an in-built component of on-ground practical experience with the district administration.
  • It is launched in 75 districts across Gujarat, Karnataka, and Uttarakhand etc. on a pilot basis.
  • The eligible students should be :
    1. In 21-30 years age-group
    2. Have a graduation degree from a recognized university
    3. Is a citizens of India
    4. Have Proficiency in official language of state

Question: 

Q.1 The Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme is launched by which Ministry?
a. Ministry of Human Resource and Development
b. Ministry of Science and Technology
c. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
d. Ministry of Labour and Employment
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