The women’s contingent in the nation is awarded medals from right to left and center in particular for the field of athletics. The lists are infinite, be they PV Sindhu, Manasi Joshi, Manu Baker, Hima Das, Bhavna Tokekar. Although on a different worldwide level, another female made the nation proud. Shweta Ratanpura is the first Indian woman to receive a medal for a World Skills event with a bronze.
63 nations visited the event in Russia. Indian ended on number 13 with 1 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze medals thanks to Shweta Ratanpura and other 18 participants. Medals of excellence were awarded to the other 15.
WorldSkills hosts the international contest for expertise every two years, which attracts over 1,300 competitors from over 60 nations. Young individuals from all corners of the globe gather for the opportunity to win a prestigious medal in their chosen skill at this event. In 56 skills, there are competitions across a wide range of industries— from joinery to floristry; hairdressing to electronics; and bakery to autobody repair. More than 1,350 participants participated in the global competition from 63 nations.
A declaration from the Ministry of Skills Development read:
Apart from Shweta Ratanpura, Odisha’s Aswatha Narayana won a gold medal in water technology. Karnataka’s Pranav Nutalapati won a silver medal in web technology. And West Bengal’s Sanjoy Pramanik won a bronze medal in jewelry.
“This historic victory has given Team India a big win and a new skill level on the world stage. India ranked 13th overall in several marks from the last time. It won 11 medals and finished 19th in Abu Dhabi in 2017.”
Team India has proved to be equally talented with this glorious win. And holds the ability to give its competitors a tough fight.
India has imprinted its presence on the global skills map. Proud moment for India!!