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India Skills Kerala 2020: Cooking, Hair-dressing Skills Figure in Contest List

In Career
November 20, 2019

 

THIRUVANANHTAPURAM:
Popular skills like cooking and hair-dressing have found entry to the contest list of the India Skills Kerala 2020, which sets the stage for youngsters to compete in a wide range of vocational and non-vocational skills.

The event is being jointly organized by the Industrial Training Department and Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), the State’s Skill Development Mission under the Labour and Skills Department. The State level winners will make it to India Skills National 2020, and the national winners will get the opportunity to participate in World Skills 2021, Shanghai, China. Participants from Kerala had put up a splendid performance at World Skills Competitions 2019 at Kazan, Russia.

Apart from events that require skills in latest technology, competitions will be held in baking and confectionary, beauty therapy, health and social care, hotel reception management, and jewelry making. The competitions have been planned in District, Zonal and State levels and the winners will receive attractive cash prizes. The scope of the ensuing edition of the event has been widened by inclusion of more skills related to IT and other cutting-edge technologies.

The District level competitions will be held from December 14 to 19. The Zonal events will be organized at Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode from January 10 to 15, 2020. The State level competitions will take place at Swapna Nagari, Kozhikode, from February 15 to 17.

The winner of India Skills Kerala will get Rs one lakh while the runner-up will be awarded Rs 50,000. Finalists will get Rs 10,000 each.

Those who are born on 01-01-1996 or after can compete in cloud computing, cyber technology, IT network cabling and water technology and those born on 01-01-1999 or after will be eligible to compete in the remaining skills. The last date for registration will be December 4, 2019.For details visit www.indiaskillskerala.com. Also contact 9496327045.

Various skill competitions include auto body repair, automobile technology, brick laying, cabinet manufacturing, CNC turning, CNC milling, electrical installation, electronics, fashion technology, floristry, hair-dressing, electronics, electrical installation, joinery, landscape gardening, painting and decorating, plastic dye engineering, plumbing and heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning, restaurant service, wall and floor tiling, water technology, web technology, welding, 3D digital game art, cloud computing, IT software solutions for business, car painting, carpentry, IT network system administration, confectionary and patisseries, mechanical engineering computer-aid design, mobile robotics, graphic design technology, IT network cabling, print media technology and plastering and drywall.