‘JK to upgrade skills of 40 lakh persons by 2025’
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 22: Speakers at a seminar said there was a dire need to change curricula to produce human resource with technical, managerial and administrative skills needed by industry, trade and business.
The seminar “Skill Development for Enhancing Employability” was held in line with Prime Minister’s Special Job Plan for J&K youth.
“Skill Upgradation Mission was the pressing need of the hour as India’s bustling economy needs a strong skilled human workforce. The Mission will take care of the rural workforce and equip the unemployed and unskilled youth with necessary skills to enable them get employment.”
It was revealed at the seminar that the centre and the state governments have decided to go for a multi skill development programme in a Mission Mode which shall target skill upgradation of 500 million of its work force by the year 2025, an official statement said.
It was revealed that J&K has also set a target for skill upgradation of 40 lakh persons by 2025. “State’s Skill Development Policy Document also envisages to create a Skill Development Corporation at appropriate time.”
“A sound coordination mechanism is required, under the supervision of the Skill Development Mission, between all Government Departments, Public Sector and Private Organizations, especially all Institutions imparting skills to our youth inclusive of process of re-training, advance training and training of trainers.”
The Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSETIs) to be established by the Commercial Banks, similar institutions in urban centres, Polytechnics, EDI, departmental training centres of the State Government are expected to play an important role in Skill Development in a coordinated fashion.
It was revealed that the public investment in infrastructure development and promotional activities has been increased to boost economic activities as large plan investments are being pumped into the economy of the state through bigger Annual Plan outlays, P P, NABARD and WB aid.
The Seminar was organized by the Ascent Group in association with Career Launcher Educate Ltd for promoting quality coaching to aspirants from J&K for diverse career options under “JK Top 25 free coaching and mentoring programme.
Chairman Ascent Group, Muhammad Shafi Pandit, Chairman, Career Launcher, R Satyanarayana, Industrialists, Shakeel Qalandar and a large number of students were present in the Seminar
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