Itanagar, November 12: The skill Development training organised by the District Adminstration Capital Complex in collaboration with North East Frontier Headquarters ITBP was inaugurated today at NEF Hq, ITBP, khatting hills by Onit Panyang, Secretary Skill Development in the presence of IG ITBP Sanjeev Raina and Deputy Commissioner Capital Complex Prince Dhawan amidst the presence of the officers and officials of ITBP, participants etc.
The Secretary stressed that there are lots of opportunities for the unemployed youths of the State however the youths lack proper skills and it is the need of the hour that we focus on training them to become skilled in various fields which will in turn generate employment for the State. He lauded the DA and the ITBP for their initiative to provide training in various fields. He further stressed that though the state has huge potential, however it is seen that mostly works especially like machinery work which has huge potential of employment is being carried out by outsiders.
He stressed that the youths here need to channelise their skills and also suggested cooperative mode which has various benefits like subsidised rates. He further urged the participants to be sincere and to work hard.
He also briefed about various state and central sponsored schemes for the unemployed youths adding that more than 600 state sponsored youths are currently undergoing training in various parts of the country in various sectors.
He also informed that the department of Skill Development has a target of training around 8000 candidates in various skills.
The IG ITBP stressed that empowering someone with skill is better than feeding him once and termed the initiative as the beginning to such more trainings in the future. He sought cooperation of the Secretary to conduct such trainings at par with the trainings organised at national level.
The DC informed that the initiative was born out of an idea and expressed hoped the training would be a beneficial one for the youths.
He stressed that the State has no dearth of talent however lack of skill and lack of experience comes as a hindrance whenever such opportunities are placed before the youths.
He stressed that with development comes many new opportunities and urged the youths to take the best from the training. As so many new infrastructures are also coming up across the state, jobs like plumbing etc has a lot of scope, stressed the DC. He also stressed that there’s no shortage of tranditional handicrafts however, we need to learn proper organisational skills to link the product with the market.
He informed that the state Govrnment has also been focussing to empower the youths to become self sustaining as the youths are the ones that would lead the State.
The DC also spoke about the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Swalamban Yojana which is specifically for the skilled youths and assured every help from the DA in availing the scheme once the trainees complete their course.
He further hoped that the collaboration will continue and more such courses would be organised in the future.
He also thanked the IG ITBP and the team for their cooperation and requested the Secretary Skill Development to explore possibility of ITBP becoming an empanelled skill training partner under PMKVY.
Earlier, the DIG SK Sharma while welcoming all informed that the training has been initiated with an aim to enhance of the youths which will help them to *** business on their own later.
Puneet Sachdeva Deputy Commandant also spoke on the ocassion.
Altogether, 54 participants are attending the training of which 27 in General Automobile, 24 in tailoring and 3 in plumbing.