The Team India gears up to participate at the biggest exhibition —WorldSkills Competition which will be organised in Abu Dhabi from October 14 to 19, 2017. Around 1,200 competitors from 70-plus countries will compete across 50 skills. WorldSkills India has selected a team of 28 competitors who will compete in 26 skills ranging from car painting, brick laying, hair styling, beauty therapy, proto-type modeling, auto body repair, mobile robotics, welding etc.
The National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC) had identified all the competitors through a series of competitions organised at regional and national levels over the past two years. Post which all the candidates have undergone extensive training with industry partners, which has helped them improve their skills before the competition. NSDC organised a three-day training and team building workshop recently that aimed at equipping the candidates with softer skill such as time management, coping with pressure and other pre-event preparation required to participate at the competition. The workshop was conducted by renowned soft skills training organisation, Tata Strive. Leading sports personalities like Sachin Tendulkar, Deepa Malik, Devendra Jhajharia and Rehan Poncha interacted with the contestants to share their experiences and gave valuable input on coping with the pressure.
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