Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that 157 new nursing colleges will be established as part of the Union Budget 2023, with a focus on health and education.
The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, revealed during her Union Budget 2023 speech that the Central Government is to establish 157 new nursing colleges in co-location with the existing medical colleges established since 2014.
Additionally, she emphasized the significance of futuristic medical technologies and high-end manufacturing in the medical sector and announced that dedicated multidisciplinary courses for medical devices will be supported in existing institutions in order to make sure there is a sufficient supply of skilled personnel for futuristic medical technologies, high-end manufacturing, and research.
The Finance Minister has stressed the importance of Teachers’ Training, stating that it will be re-shaped through the adoption of modern teaching techniques, curricula, professional development, surveys and the utilization of ICT. She also mentioned that District Institutes of Education and Training will be developed to serve as hubs of excellence in this regard.
The Minister released a countrywide National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme in order to offer stipends to approximately 47 lakh young people over a three year period. Furthermore, Smt Sitharaman revealed the launch of a unified Skill India Digital platform in order to enhance the digital skilling ecosystem. This platform is expected to enable demand-driven formal skilling, provide links to employers, including MSMEs, and facilitate access to entrepreneurship schemes.
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