Friday, 3 August 2018

Chandigarh Gets Its First Pardhan Mantri Kausual Vikas Yojna Centre

By 121 News

Chandigarh 03rd August:- In sync with the vision of Government of India, Chandigarh  skill development mission (CSDM)  in association with SPIC under the aegis of Department of Information Technology launched its first Pardhan  Mantri Kausual Vikas Yojna(PMKVY) Centre  of Chandigarh  in EDC Building in Chandigarh Technology Park today under  PMKVY scheme which is a flagship skill development program of Government.    The Centre was inaugurated by Arjun Sharma , Director Information Technology, Chandigarh Administration in the presence of senior  officials of  Chandigarh administration with launch of its first batch of PMKVY trainees.

On this occasion Arjun Sharma , Director Information Technology interacted with trainees  and highlighted the benefits  of the PMKVY courses and encouraged them to take the course  seriously. He also assured that placement assistant would be provided to all trainees on the completion of their training.  He further said  that this initiative will bridge the gap between skilled manpower requirement and availability of skilled manpower.  

SPIC Centre of Excellence will be operating the training partner under Skill India which is located in the EDC building  built on 1.5 acre plot  in the heart of  Chandigarh Technology Park which is hub of IT industries.  This is a first start of the Art  PMKVY Centre in the region which will offer  all the ultra modern amenities  like;  spacious smart classrooms, plush seminar hall & conference room to  the  trainees registered under PMKVY and SPIC being playing pivotal role in implementation of e-governance , creating talent pool for IT industry & promoting  IT , this  centre will only caters to the IT trainings under PMKVY.   This centre will offer training in Data Entry Operator, CRM domestic ( Non-Voice) & Junior  Software Developer courses to the trainees which  are industry driven courses with  focus  on employment and to create aspirational value for skill development training.  The centre will provide free of cost IT skill training to the students passing out from schools, school dropouts, Unemployed youth, Women and other disadvantaged groups. Training aspirants can register themselves for skill training under PMKVY at www.utcsdm.org  portal.  

After the completion of the training, centre would link the aptitude, aspiration, and knowledge of the skilled trainee it creates with employment opportunities and demands in the market. Every effort thereby needs to be made by the PMKVY training centre bto provide placement opportunities to candidates, trained and certified under the Scheme.

Chandigarh Skill Development Mission has been set up by Department of Technical Education,  Chandigarh Administration  in line with National Skill Development Mission and guidelines issued by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will play a key role in  formulating and steer various skill development schemes. The Mission will bring necessary synergy, oversight and effective coordination in the implementation of various skill development schemes across the Departments.