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Cabinet nod to merger of regulatory bodies NCVT, NDSA

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Wednesday approved the merger of regulatory institutions the for Vocational Training (NCVT) and the (NDSA) into the for Vocational and Training (NCVET).

"The NCVET will regulate the functioning of entities engaged in vocational and training, both long-term and short-term, and establish minimum standards for the functioning of such entities," an official statement said.

It will be headed by a and will have and non-members.

"This institutional reform will lead to improvement in quality and market relevance of skill development programmes lending credibility to vocational and training, encouraging greater private investment and employer participation in the skills space," the statement said.

The merger is expected to achieve the twin objective of enhancing aspirational value of and of increasing skilled manpower furthering the agenda of making the skill capital of the world.

"This is also expected to facilitate the ease of doing business by providing a steady supply of skilled workforce to the industry and services," the statement said.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 15:00 IST