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News-southasiadisasters.net-Impacting Lives through Skilling

News-southasiadisasters.net-Impacting Lives through Skilling

For a country like ours, where approximately 65% of the population is below 35 years of age, human resources are a vital component of the economy. It is because of this reason that tapping this rich potential through gainful employment is crucial, which is why adequate education and skilling are essential. A number of initiatives have been launched to enable the skilling of our rich demographic dividend, resulting not only in gainful employment, but also in a change in the lives of the students skilled, their families and their communities. Sarah Berry explores some of these journeys.

News-Rural Marketing-20181117-Skilling the Fishermen

News-Rural Marketing-20181117-Skilling the Fishermen

Indian fisheries and aquaculture is an important sector of food production, providing nutritional security to the food basket, contributing to agricultural exports and engaging about 14 million people in different activities. With diverse resources ranging from deep seas to lakes in the mountains, and more than 10 percent of the global biodiversity in terms of fish and shellfish species, the country has shown continuous and sustained increments in fish production since independence. According to National Fisheries Development Board, constituting about 6.3 percent of the global fish production, the sector contributes to 1.1 percent of the GDP and 5.15 percent of the agricultural GDP.

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