Jalandhar : A state-of-the-art Multi Skill Development Centre has become operational under the aegis of the Punjab Government’s Punjab Skill Development Mission here that will provide skilled training to more than 1,700 youths from the district annually.
Spread over sprawling 5 acres at Leather Complex, which is the largest skill development centre operating in more than 25 states of India the centre has been transferred for operations to IL&FS Skill Development Corporation.
Head of the centre KJS Pannu said the trainees in the age group of 18-35 who reside within the municipal limits and whose family income was less than Rs 2 lakh annually were enrolled, trained and got placements. The technical support and monitoring is done by the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj.
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