Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) : In one year, 7.5 lakh youths will be provided skill training. This will include one lakh security guards and 50,000 domestic workers. Minister of State for Technical Education and Skill Development (Independent Charge), School and Labour Deepak Joshi said this at a workshop on ‘Security and Domestic Workers’.
Joshi said that whatever suggestions received during the workshop will be included in the Skill Development Policy. He mentioned that prepare such a team of security guards and domestic workers which should be identified differently in the country. He told the subject experts to raise flaws if any in the policy of the state government without hesitation.
Joshi dedicated star badge for the trained security guards. He said that trained guards will be identified by these badges. This badge will be provided to the trained guards as per the prescribed standard.
Minister also mentioned that a meeting will be hold with the Ministers and officers of Home, Labour and General Administration Departments to prepare a comprehensive policy. Joshi also inaugurated the exhibition related to Koushalam.
Principal Secretary Technical Education Kalpana Shrivastava said that deliberations concerning better working in Security and Domestic Workers Sector will be made in the workshop. She informed that the budget of Technical Education and Skill Development Department has been increased to four folds.
Shrivastava further said that efforts will be made to increases the monthly income of the security and domestic workers by upgrading their skills. She mentioned that these kinds of workshops will be organized in future also.
Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council, Security Sector Skill Council and Skill Development Department. Beside this MoUs were signed with various companies for knowledge sharing.
CEO Security Sector Skill Council, Retired Major General Ashok Kumar Sakhuja informed that India has 4.7 percent skilled workforce whereas there is 96 percent skilled workforce in Korea.
He further mentioned that a course has been designed for the security guards. Moreover, a University should be set up for security courses, he added. CEO Domestic Worker Sector Skill Counselling Retired Major General Manik Sabharwal also addressed the workshop. Subject Experts gave important suggestions in the panel discussion. Vote of thanks was given by Additional Director Skill Development JN Agarwal.
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