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357. 

Recently, Who laid the foundation stone for Indian Institute of Skills in Mumbai (IIS-Mumbai)?

[A]. Narendra Singh Tomar
[B]. Prakash Javadekar
[C]. Mahendra Nath Pandey
[D]. Santosh Gangwa

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Dr.Mahendra Nath Pandey, the Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) laid the foundation stone for Indian Institute of Skills in Mumbai (IIS-Mumbai). Centre has approved the setting up of Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Kanpur. The institutes will be constructed and operated on a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model. The institutes will be of not-for-profit basis. IIS will be set up with a first-hand learning facilities from internationally renowned existing skill institutions like IITs and IIMs. It will provide skill training in highly specialized areas to students who want to pursue technical education after completing Class X and Class XII, making them employable and industry ready for the global market.

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