Skill development refers to the identification of skill gaps and developing the existing skills to enable a person to achieve his/her goals. The current generation lacks the necessary skills and there is a humongous gap between the skills existing in a person and the skills demanded by the industry.

Skill development is important in the overall development of a student.
For opportunities better There are a few students who may not be academically strong. Introducing skill training and encouraging the weak students will help in providing equal opportunities.

An idea of different career prospects Introducing skill development initiatives for the school students will help them to get an understanding of different career options. This will help them to plan their future accordingly. Preparing for future The process of skill development introduces the students to employ ability-skills at a very young age. This ensures the right development of the students.

Personal development Learning skills will not only increase the opportunities but will also empower an individual. Skills like networking and communication go a long way in aiding the overall development of a person. Nurturing talents Skill development helps to identify, develop and nurture talents/skills in a given field.