Rajasthan Skill and Livelihood Development Corporation (RSLDC) to set up 2 Skill Universities in the state

Jaipur : Rajasthan Skill and Livelihood Development Corporation (RSLDC) will set up two skill universities in the state.

While one of them will be in the private sector, the other one will be in the public sector. According to managing director of RSLDC, Krishna Kunal, Bharatiya Skill Development Campus (BSDC), Jaipur, has come forward with the proposal for the private skill university with an investment of Rs 200 crore in Pink City.

BSDC is a joint effort of the Joshi Foundation of Switzerland and Skill Development Private Ltd (SDPL). BSDC at present provides apprenticeship education and training at par with the global industry standards for freshers and engineering students and professionals. BSDC’s advanced training with an innovative “one apprentice – one machine” of Swiss concept has helped apprentice to get practical experience of working on sophisticated machinery. It has been instrumental in transforming the lives of the youth by empowering them with the skill based training which help them to get higher payment and secure jobs in the production industry.

BSDC has state-of-the-art infrastructure equipped with high-tech machinery imported from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The government run skill university would have four schools. First school is in the environment and pollution control area which will be set up under the State Pollution Control Board (PCB). It would impart skill for trained manpower in environmental and related areas like operation of Sewage treatment Plants (STPs), etc.

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