Ranchi, Oct. 5: Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that the state government was planning to open Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in all blocks of the state for the skill development of youths.
�The government has approved the plan to open 32 new ITIs in the state. Previously, the plan was for opening 14 it is only,� the CM said after inaugurating an ITI in Chetnari village, Madhupur. On this occasion, the CM also inaugurated online new sessions of five ITIs which include women�s ITI at Deoghar and ITIs at Vidyasagar, Saraiyahat, Jarmundi and Sunder Pahari.
Das further said that many NRIs wanted to come to India and invest in states like Jharkhand. We have to make the youths skilled so that they can be employed, he said.
Informing people about the opening of Raksha Shakti University, the CM said that skilled human resource will be developed through the university so that the people of the state, especially youths could get jobs in today�s world.
He said that state industrial security force (SISF) will be formed soon in the state. The skilled youths will be further deployed as security officers in reputed industrial institutions. He said that those who will not be appointed will be provided assets through MUDRA bank scheme.
With the call for �Sabka Saath � Sabka Vikas,� given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the state will consider establishment of necessary institutions in public interest on PPP mode or under corporate social responsibility for providing employment to the youths, the CM said.
Laying emphasis on the development of all sections of society, Das said that the Hindus and Muslims were the two eyes of the government. He said that girls should be properly educated before being married off. He said that the role of women self help groups (SHGs) was vital in rural development.
Requesting people to actively participate in special Gram sabha meetings, the CM said, �We have to go from Swaraj to Suraaj and realize the dream of Mahatma Gandhi. The lack of furniture is still a matter of concern for the government. We are trying to sort it out.�
Later, speaking on road safety issues, the CM appealed to people to observe traffic rules, tie seat belts and wear helmets. He said that those caught without seat belt and helmet thrice will be subjected to cancellation of their driving license.
State agriculture minister Randhir Singh praised the CM and said that under his leadership, the government was constantly striving to achieve total eradication of poverty. He said the government was also working on opening new and old closed agricultural and veterinary colleges.
State labour minister Raj Paliwar thanked the CM for visiting Madhupur and requested him to open a women�s college and start water supply scheme at Madhupur. MLA Narayan Das praised the CM for his inclusive development.
Principal Secretary, Labour and Employment informed that 12,000 more trainees will be registered.