• Reema Sarkar Assistant Teacher, Hatikhal High School, Assam
  • Dr. Jogeswar Barman Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Gurucharan College, Silchar, Assam


Skill Development, Knowledge, Workforce, Fast-growing, Prospect


Skills development is the process of identifying or knowing gaps of individual skill and developing and sharpens these skills for the benefits of individuals in particular and society as a whole. It is important because skills determine individuals’ ability to execute plans with success.

India is a country with the population as the second largest in the world and this is still in its developing stage. As the country’s economic environment is changing rapidly with entry of various global industries, it calls for skilled workforce. In today’s competitive and fast-growing economic environment, engagement of workforce requires acquiring special set of skills.

Unemployment is also a great problem which is faced by the North eastern part of the country in particular and India as a whole. In order to make the unemployed population skilled, the Governments has launched various skill development programs through Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, such as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS), Advanced Vocational Training Scheme (AVTS) etc. but still we are having shortage of skill personnel. The objective of this paper is to find out the problems and prospects of skill development in North-East India.



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How to Cite

Reema Sarkar, & Dr. Jogeswar Barman. (2023). SKILL DEVELOPMENT: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS IN NORTH-EAST INDIA. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(5). Retrieved from