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Rudy announces global standard ITIs in galand

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Feb 2016 12:00 AM GMT

DIMAPUR, Feb 5: Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday announced the setting up Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) of intertiol standard in galand.

He also promised to set up skill development centres for the youth.

“I want to assure that the NDA government would set up skill development centres or ITIs in galand and other northeastern states,” Rudy said at a gathering at Patkai Christian College here.

He urged the galand government and educatiol institutions to join hands with his ministry in skilling the youths by providing required infrastructure. Noting that the Skill India Mission launched by Prime Minister rendra Modi was essential for the development of the northeast, the minister said: “It is the need of the hour that we recognise the potential of the youth of the region and link it to socio-economic growth of the northeast region and the country as a whole.”

He asked the Federation of Industry and Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER), which represents the industries of the northeastern states, to have its representation in all the Sector Skill Councils of his ministry so as to eble the SSCs to better understand the requirements of the northeastern states and industries of the region.

Stating that his ministry was committed through its short and long-term skilling courses for the development of the region, Rudy said: “My ministry would also work with the ITIs in the northeast for their upgrading through industry linkages with the constitution of Institute Magement Committees in these ITIs. “We will certainly be able to reap the demographic dividend of the region,” he added. Admitting that lack of industrial activities has affected creation of job avenues in galand, Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang asked the union minister to establish ITIs in all the districts of the mountainous State. “There is an urgent need for opening one model academy for skilling the youths of galand and for that, the government is ready to provide the land to set up the skill academy,” Zeliang said. (IANS)

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