Under the patronage of Hon. Dullas Alahapperuma, Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development, the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) which is operating under the Ministry organizes the National Skills Competition for 2013/14 under the above theme with the guidance of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development.
The objective of holding the Innovation Competition is to develop skills and promote creativity among TVET students. As the competition is coupled with an exhibition, it will promote students to produce marketable products with potential to go to both local and foreign markets. They may use known technologies, the ideas from existing products, improve existing ideas or make a product totally innovative.