Skill development training imparted to 96,000 youths in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: Under the Mukhyamantri Skill Development
Scheme and the Central Skill Development Initiative, 96,000 youths of
Chhattisgarh have been imparted skill development training in various
professions during the first four months of the current financial year. The
state has set a target of imparting training to two lakh youths under the two
schemes during the current financial year.
In the executive committee meeting of Chhattisgarh State
Skill Development Authority held here on Monday, chief secretary Vivek Dhand
reviewed the skill development training programmes in the state. He issued
necessary directives to the officers concerned to achieve the target of
training. On the occasion the chief secretary gathered information through
video conferencing from district collectors of the progress of this scheme.
The chief secretary said that under the scheme, along
with imparting training to the youths in various professions, monitoring of their
income from self-employment after training and their employment opportunity was
He said that maximum skill development training should
be imparted to youths under different self-employment schemes of labour
department, forest department and rural development department. In Livelihood
colleges, training in information and communication technology, shop assistant
and accountant, telecom, retail, automotive repair, construction and paint,
garment, beauty and balance, security and hospitality should be imparted
through skilled trainers. For that trainers should be appointed, he added.
It has been said in the meeting that the Livelihood
college, to impart quality training, will select sector-wise training partners
through advertisement. For the selection, proposal has been prepared for the
formation of a search and selection committee.
Additional chief secretary finance DS Mishra,
additional chief secretary agriculture
Ajay Singh, principal secretary urban administration and forest RP
Mandal, secretary school education Subrat Sahu, secretary technical education
Amit Agrawal and other senior officers were present in the meeting.