India Team creates history at WorldSkills Kazan 2019, won 19 Medals


India shines globaly, the Indian Team returned with the best-ever finish at the World Skills International Competition 2019 in Kazan, Russia by winning 19 medals and Medallions of Excellence. The 48-member Indian team won one Gold, one Silver and two Bronze medals besides 15 Medallions of Excellence at the competition that ended with a spectacular closing ceremony at Kazan attended by the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin.

> More than 1,350 competitors participated from 63 countries across 56 skills  and trades.\

> India finished 13th out of 63 countries that participated at the global competition.

(From Left to Right :- Shweta Ratanpura won Bronze in Graphic Designing, Aswatha Narayana won Gold medal in Water Technology, Pranav Nutalapati won Silver in Web Technologies, Sanjoy Pramanik won Bronze in Jewellery.)
Sr. No. Candidate State Medal Skill
1 Aswatha Narayana Sanagavarapu Odisha Gold Water Technology
2 Pranav Udayark Nutalapati Karnataka Silver Web Technologies
3 Shweta Ratanpura Maharashtra Bronze Graphic Design
4 Sanjoy Pramanik West Bengal Bronze Jewellery
5 Sumanth Santemavathuru Chikkabettiah Karnataka


Medallion of Excellence


6 Manjunatha Desurakara
7 Mohammed Rabith Kunnampalli Kerala Medallion of Excellence Wall and floor tiling
8 Govind Kumar Sonkar Uttar Pradesh Medallion of Excellence Car Painting
9 Faruk Ahmed Tripura Medallion of Excellence Bakery
10 Tushar Tukaram Phadatare Maharashtra Medallion of Excellence Automobile Technology
11 Shubham Singh Punjab Medallion of Excellence


Cyber Security
12 Swapnil Delhi
13 Nidhin Prem Kerala Medallion of Excellence 3D Digital Art Game
14 Thasleem Mohideen Tamil Nadu Medallion of Excellence Health and Social Care
15 Suraj Uttarakhand Medallion of Excellence Autobody Repair
16 Omkar Shivaling Gurav Maharashtra


Medallion of Excellence


Mobile Robotics


17 Rohan Ravindra Hanagi Maharashtra


Medallion of Excellence


Mobile Robotics


18 Koteshwar Reddy Golipally Telangana Medallion of Excellence Welding
19 Md Ramjan Momin West Bengal Medallion of Excellence Bricklaying
20 Saurabh Baghel Uttar Pradesh Medallion of Excellence Patisserie and Confectionary
21 Ankit Anand Bihar Medallion of Excellence Visual Merchandising
22 Gursheesh Singh Chawla Chandigarh Medallion of Excellence IT Software Solutions for Business
Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship was also present in Kazan to encourage the team at the competition. During his visit, he inaugurated the India Pavilion for representatives from other countries, including the industry to interact with the participants and avail more information about India and the potential of its workforce. In fact, India’s unique demographic dividend stood out in the Minister’s address at a Summit of Government representatives from 40 countries where he made a strong case for the country as a hub for recruiting skilled and talented workforce across industries.


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