India, Oct. 21 -- * 22 MoUs with Third Party Aggregators (TPAs) signed so far to promote apprenticeship among the youth

* Over 50 workshops conducted across 22 states under Apprenticeship Pakhwada 2019

The15-day Apprenticeship Pakhwada,that saw State Governments and the industrycome together for a commitmentof 7lakh apprentices in the current fiscal,ended in a grand closing ceremony in the capital today. Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon'ble Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises was the Chief Guest of the closing ceremony along with Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon'ble Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

The number of apprentices will have almostdoubled after the 15-dayPakhwada. In 2016, the...