Ranchi, October 7: Reviewing the higher, technical education and skill development department, Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma said that 25,000 children from the state will be trained under skill development program.
Technical Education and Skill Development Department has signed MoU with 39 service providers. The CS said that she has directed the Skill Development Department should start preparation for working on mission mode to train 25,000 children. This year the govt. targets to train 50,000 children.
Mrs. Verma directed that mega centers should be build in big number so that maximum youths can be trained. She said that self employed people, unskilled /semiskilled and people related with SHGs should be connected with Mission Society scheme. Moreover, all schools, colleges, polytechnics and engineering colleges should be connected with society schemes.
The department said that RFP is being prepared to connect these institutions with mission society. Proposals are ready to open mega centers in all the districts of the state. RFP is also being prepared to select training service providers. It was also said that proposal is lying to open heavy motor vehicle training center with the help of NSDC at Deoghar, Godda, Dhanbad and Saraikela.
The CS said that youths are to be trained in food processing, agriculture, security, handicraft, tourism, mining and hospitality under RPL (recognization for prior learning). The department said that 1989 trainees have been trained so far by the training providers in seven districts and after evaluating the skills of workers, training is imparted and certificate is issued.
Higher, Technical Education and Skill Development Department Secretary Ajay Kumar Singh and other officers were present on this occasion.