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November 21, 2017

Haryana Government to set for skill development of 50,000 youth under state skill mission


Chandigarh : The Haryana government today said it is looking at providing skill training to as many as 1,33,100 youth this fiscal as part of efforts to augment employment opportunities in the state.

A spokesman of Skill Development and Industrial Training Department said that out of these, 50,000 youth will be imparted training by Haryana Skill Development Mission (HSDM) and the remaining will be trained by different government departments.

He said, of the total 50,000 targeted youth by HSDM, 14,000 would be trained under the centrally sponsored state- managed component of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and 5,000 through Driver Training Schools.

The HSDM has listed 23 training providers which would impart training as per National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) in agriculture, beauty and wellness, telecommunication, garment, textile, security, healthcare, automotive, retail, banking and financial services and insurance, logistics, electronics and plastic manufacturing.

He said that under the smart gram initiative, skill training centre has been set up in village Daula (Sohna) of district Gurugram in which youth of five villages adopted by the President of India are given training.

Apart from this, the Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University (Transit Campus) has been made functional from Gurugram.

There is a proposal to set up Multi Skill Development Centre, National Institute of Fashion Technology, National Institute of Design (NID), Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) and India International Skill Centre (IISC) in the state, he said. Besides, there is a proposal to provide training to youth registered on the Saksham portal of the state government, the spokesman added.

Note: News shared for public awareness with reference from the information provided at online news portals.

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