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Zonal Contests of India Skills Kerala 2020 Start on Jan. 27

In Education
January 23, 2020

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:
The five-day zonal competitions of India Skills Kerala 2020 will commence in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode on January 27.

The multi-tier India Skills Kerala competitions are being organized by the Industrial Training Department (ITD) and Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), both under the State Labour and Skills Department.

The South Zone competitions will be inaugurated by B. Sathyan MLA at Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Attingal, at 10 am. B.D. Devassy MLA will inaugurate the Central Zone competitions at Government ITI, Chalakkudy, Thrissur, at 9 am. The North Zone contests will be inaugurated by A. Pradeep Kumar MLA at Government ITI, Kozhikode, at 10 am.

The hall tickets of participants of zonal competitions are available on their respective India Skills Kerala profile. For more details, visit: www.indiaskillskerala.com or contact: 9496327045. The preliminary district-level competitions of the event had concluded on January 20.

In the previous edition, competitions were held in 20 skills. This has been steeply increased to 42, which include 20 academic skills and 22 specialized skills.

The grand State-level finale is scheduled from February 22 to 24, at Swapna Nagari, Kozhikode. The winners at the State-level competitions will get Rs One lakh each as prize money, and runners up Rs 50,000. All finalists will get Rs 10,000 each.

The State-level winners will qualify for the national competitions and the prize-winning performers at the national round will get an opportunity to represent the country at World Skills 2021 in Shanghai, China.