Chandigarh : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday urged the Centre to set up skill development centres in the state, so as to train people, intending to work in foreign countries, as per the demand.
Interacting with the mediapersons after a meeting held under the chairmanship of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj regarding the Non Resident Indians (NRIs) in New Delhi on Wednesday, Mr Khattar said the setting up of skill development centres in Haryana would give further impetus to the process of sending the people abroad for employment.
In reply to a question regarding complaints made by women and girls against the NRI grooms, the Chief Minister said though the NRI cell of the state takes action on such complaints as per the rules, an NRI policy would also be prepared by the state government.
Various issues concerning the NRIs were discussed in the meeting, Mr Khattar disclosed, adding that 136 different cases have been registered against the NRIs in the state last year.
Apart from this, a detailed discussion was also held regarding the steps to be taken by the state governments to redress their complaints, he added.
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