Industry leaders, policy makers and international experts to address skills deficit issue at CII Summit Bureau
Sep 16, 2008

Given the shortage of skilled manpower in fast growing sectors like Banking, Retail, Healthcare, Construction, Automotive sector and several other sectors, there is increased need for understanding the importance of Skills Development in India.To address the challenges and opportunities in the area, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be holding the Global Summit on Skill Development on September 17-18, 2008 in New Delhi. India’s first portal on employability development – – is the official media partner of the summit.

The two-day summit will see host of national & global speakers from Government, Industry, Academia, Multi-lateral Agencies, etc. The Summit shall be attended by Senior Industry representatives & experts from Australia, Germany, US, China, Korea, Singapore, New Zealand and Britain. Together they will offer perspectives on bridging the skill divide & sharing international best practices. Australia is the partner country for the Summit.

The Day 1 of the summit will have sessions on Global Practices in Skills, Engaging Stakeholders-Delivering through PPP, Universalizing Skills – From Policy to Practice where senior representatives from both industry & government shall discuss the skills needs for the country. Day 2 will have focused discussion on Sectoral Skills needs & the role of industry. The Sessions that will be covered this year are Automotive, Construction, Health, Retail & Financial Services.