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Rs 6,655 crore schemes to boost Skill India Mission get Cabinet nod

In a major push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project Skill India Mission, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved two new skill development schemes.

The Union cabinet approved seventh pay commission award for teachers, a Diwali gift that will benefit nearly 8 lakh teachers employed in central government educational institutions. The two schemes include the Rs 4,455 crore Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) an ..

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