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Skill Development Centres to serve as models- Shivraj Singh Chouhan

03 Jul 2017
 Skill Development Centres to serve as models- Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on July 4 met Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy. The duo held a discussion on training and upgradations of skill development centres run in the state. CM Chouhan said that the Industrial Training Institutes and Skill Development Centres will be models to make the youths of the state skillful. Shri Rudy said that a Prime Minister’s Skill Development Centre will be established in each district.

Chief Minister Chouhan said that special attention is being paid on training youths to make them skillful for self-employment and to acquire employment. At least 133 Skill Development Centres have been opened in the state. The plan is to set up a model Skill Development Centre in every district. Employment-oriented short-term training programmes will be run in these centres. He issued instructions to officials to make the proposal of training related scheme for the disabled more practical. He urged to include S.C.V.T trade in N.C.V.T in the offline application in the state.

Union Minister of State Shri Rudy said that in every district a Prime Minister’s Skill Development Centre will be established. At least 17 centres have already been set up in the state through which standard level of training will be imparted. He said that the fund supplied by the centre should be used for the purpose of training. Quality training should be provided. There will be no dearth of funds for training. He expressed a hope that an effective monitoring system of small institutes will be made.

Minister of State for Technical Education Shri Deepak Joshi, Chief Secretary Shri B.P Singh, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Shri Ashok Vernawal, Principal Secretary Technical Education Smt. Kalpana Shrivastava, Director Skill Development Shri Sanjeev Singh etc. were present on the occasion.