J-K’s 20-member team qualifies for regional skill competition in UP


In a first, a 20-member team from Jammu and Kashmir is participating in the regional skill competition in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The toppers of the competition will compete in a national-level competition to represent India in an international one in Russia next year. The candidates were selected after a state-level competition was organised by the J&K Skill Development Mission. The team includes nine teenagers.

It is very heartening to see our youth participating in the regional skill competition and I am hopeful that the contestants will perform well and bring laurels to the state,” J&K Minister for Technical Education Imran Ansari said.I am also hopeful that they come out with flying colours at the regional level competition.