Baramulla: The District Employment and Counseling Centre (DE&CC) Baramulla in collaboration with CIIIT, Govt Polytechnic College Baramulla today organised an inaugural session of 3-month long Skill Development Training Course on ‘Electric Vehicle Repair" to facilitate the aspirants to enhance their skills.
The training programme was inaugurated by Director Employment Jammu and Kashmir, Nisar Ahmad Wani in the presence of Principal Government Polytechnic College and Assistant Director Employment, Career Counseling Officer, EO of DE&CC and faculty of CIIIT Baramulla.
Pertinently, this course initiates candidates into the emerging area of Electric Vehicles and helps learn the basics of battery-driven Electric vehicles and their dynamics.
Under the programme, participating candidates are being provided free of cost Skill Training along with monthly stipend of Rs 1000.
Moreover, a robust monitoring mechanism has been put in place by the department to ensure the skill training being imparted under the programme is up to mark.
On the occasion, Director Employment, J&K highlighted the importance of such initiatives to bridge the skill gap and talked about the role the Employment Department is playing in guiding and empowering the youth in securing sustainable employment.
The department is actively reaching out to the unemployed youth and is guiding and hand-holding them on their path towards securing a sustainable livelihood by organizing Job Fairs, Career Counseling Sessions, Awareness Camps, implementing Self-Employment Schemes and more recently Skill Training Programmes.
Director Employment also motivated students to take advantage of the programme and learn with all zeal and zest.