TEZPUR: In order to emphasize on skill development leading to more employment, a conference on skill development organized by the Indian Chambers of Commerce in association with Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) was held in Tezpur on Tuesday.
The conference which was organized to lay special focus on the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) saw the participation of industry stakeholders, senior government officials of departments concerned, and other delegates.
Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Bhupesh Chandra Das lauded the initiative taken by the ICC saying that the conference was the need of the hour and how with changing times and advancement in technology the requirement of skilled manpower was also changing. Highlighting how skilled manpower was a requirement for execution of various government schemes these days, he said he hoped that the conference will go a long way in addressing these issues.
Regional Director, NER and Joint Director of ICC, Ishantor Sobhapandit delivering the welcome address said that focus needs to be laid on awareness generation about all skill development activities along with training of human resources suitable for the current industry requirements.
Managing Director, KRC Group, Assam and Chairman, NER, ICC Tourism and Hospitality Committee, Sunil Saraf in his speech stressed the need for continuous upgrade of skills and adaptation to the technological advancements in the industry.