Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills
Dr.Najma Heptulla,the Union Minister for Minority Affairs announced that a national level skill development Academy called “Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills” (MANAS) is being set up with its headquarters in Delhi.
MANAS will serve as a specialized vehicle to implement skill development and up gradation program for the minority communities. The ambitious project is aimed at providing skills training and self employment opportunities.
An MoU was also signed between MANAS and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to establish an extensive All India Collaborative Network for the academy.