The Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Mahendra Nath Pandey, reviewed the status of skill development in the State. The departmental officials concerned informed him about the various plans and works being undertaken in Uttarakhand during his visit to Haridwar on Thursday. The Minister assured all necessary assistance and guidance in carrying forward the activities of the Ministry in the State.
The training officer Saket Kumar informed the Minister about the current status and future plans regarding the National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) in Dehradun and Haldwani.
As the NSTI is currently being run at 14 centres in India, the focus was the admission procedure, skill development training procedure, the performance of youth and the prescribed curriculum in these centres.
The institute is running different courses including craft instructor traning scheme which contains four trades, craftsmen training scheme including new courses established under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Smart Agriculture and Smart Healthcare initiatives. An initiative on solar technology has also been inaugurated.
Kumar further informed this correspondent that an advance diploma in IBM has also been started.
After the completion of the course two students will be placed in IBM company itself. Kumar was accompanying the deputy director, Partap Singh in the review meeting. He said that these courses can be pursued after the the completion of ITI and diploma in the related fields.
Saturday, 23 November 2019 | PNS | Haridwar
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