SME Times News Bureau | 07 May, 2018
of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Ministry of
Rural Development (MoRD), together joined hands to amplify the “Gram
Swaraj Abhiyaan” of the current incumbent government which is
promoting social harmony and awareness around the pro-poor
initiatives of the government.
the gathering Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Skill
Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan, said "This
New India of our dreams can only be a reality if we strengthen our
villages and our panchayats, the roots of our democracy. And as the
Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, it is our
endeavor to provide access to quality skill training at the local
levels, thorugh both short term courses and long term training as
urge all our youth, their parents and individuals of our society, to
take advantage of the immense resources and schemes extended by our
government. I urge them to explore opportunities in traditional
skills and new age technologies, both relevant to today’s market,
and both equally capable of generating sustainable livelihoods"
this regards MSDE organized a Kaushal and Rojgar Mela at New Women's
College in Khordha, Bhubaneswar where more than 5000 people from
different walks of life participated. Nearly 3000 candidates
registered for the Rojgar Mela (Placement Drive), which saw 1000+
candidates shortlisted by 41 leading corporates such as Eureka
Forbes, Flipkart, Ola, Reliance Digital, VLCC, V Mart, Shahi Exports,
Talwalkars, Lakme among others.
than 29 state of art multi-skill ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras’
also launched digitally across the country by the Minister.
Minister also handed over Mudra loan acceptance letters to the youth
participating at the event. He further gave certificates to 10
successful candidates trained under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas
Yojana (PMKVY) at the event.
Kaushal Mela organized on the sidelines of the event, saw an
exhibition being put multiple stakeholders including Sector Skill
Councils, Bankers, Training Partners, Industries, ITIs etc., which
provided counselling for the candidates and their parents, and helped
them understand various opportunities available in the skill