India, Dec. 4 -- The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has announced the appointment of A M Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). One of the most influential business leaders in the country, Naik brings over 50 years of meritorious experience in the infrastructure, engineering and construction sectors.

The appointment of Naik as chairman of NSDC underscores the importance attached by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to skill development. As the Prime Minister has repeatedly stressed 'skilling brings a sense of self-confidence to the poor. Matching job creation with industry demand is the key to end unemployment. It is envisaged that in the future, India will be the biggest supplier of the ...