SCOPE-ILO Release First Of Its Kind Study On ‘Skilling for Future’

The study entailing recommendations on sector-specific strategies was participated by CMDs, Directors and Senior officials of Public Sector

The Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) jointly released a study titled “Skilling for Future in PSEs: An ILO-SCOPE Study on Skills Profiles in PSEs.” The event saw participation from notable dignitaries such as Ms. Michiko Miyamoto, Country Director of ILO India; Mr. Sandeep Kumar Gupta, Chairman of SCOPE and CMD of GAIL; Mr. Atul Sobti, Director General of SCOPE; Ms. Rashmi Govil, Director (HR) of IOC; and Mr. Ravindra Peiris, Senior Specialist on Employers’ Activities at ILO. The study involved contributions from CMDs, directors, and senior officials from the public sector as well as senior officials from the ILO, both physically and virtually.

During the event, speakers underscored the crucial importance of skilling in today’s context and highlighted the study’s significance in addressing this critical need. The event included a presentation of the key findings and recommendations of the report, which provided insights into the skill profiles within Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in relation to the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF), as well as the sectoral skilling landscape and identified skill gaps.

SCOPE has been proactively aligning Public Sector Units (PSUs) with international benchmarks through various research-based studies in collaboration with reputable organizations such as the ILO and GIZ, Germany. These studies cover critical areas including climate change, women’s empowerment, digital transformation, leadership development, and skill profiles, reflecting SCOPE’s commitment to fostering continuous improvement and global competitiveness in the public sector.

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