Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: In another step towards rising in productivity of youths through placement linked training programmes, Chief Secretary Sri Bijay Kumar Patnaik has advised the department of Employment & Technical Education to standardize the training modules for identified skills.
Chief Secretary has given this advice while presiding over Project Approval Committee Meeting of State Employment Mission held in secretariat conference hall today. Sri Patnaik has asked the department to standardized training modules with minimum hours of training, kinds of practical training & hands on practice and specify the levels of skills that must be acquired by trainees by the end of training period.
It may be pointed out that Govt has set the target of skilling 1 million youth in coming five years. Chief Secretary Sri Patnaik has earlier opened the Strategy Paper of State Employment Mission. The strategy paper identifies the principal trades and skills for placement linked training programmes. The potential employers in those sectors have also been identified by the Mission.
In the meanwhile, the Mission had invited Expression of Interest of training providers to act as training partners. In response to the notice 52 agencies and institutions have expressed their interest and after preliminary scrutiny 20 agencies have been short listed. Theses agencies have been short listed as per their recognition from National Skill Development Council and Ministry of Rural Development, Govt of India.
The training courses offered by theses agencies are sewing machine operator, Textile & Clothing, Industrial tailoring, Computerized embroidery machine operator, Financial Accounting, masonry, plumbing, plumbing& sanitation, carpenter, Driving & vehicle maintenance, health nursing assistant, medical lab assistant , home care nursing, hotel management, tour management, tour guide, house keeping, tourism & travel executive, room attendant , data entry operator, unique identification project assistants, business processing operation , web application development, hard ware & networking, web designing, tally accountancy, automobile reaping & services, fitter, CNC operator, wielder, manufacturing wiremen, construction electrician, industrial helper, fabrication & wielding, Turning, Milling, customer service, sales & marketing, retail management, telesales, retail & argo-marketing, security guards, office coordinator, store keeping, Repair & maintenance of DTH, electronic repairing, IT, telecommunications etc.
Chief Secretary has asked the department to scrutinize the track record of the institutions and agencies, see their infrastructure, training facility and asses their placement credibility before choosing them as Programme Implementing Agencies ( PIA) . It has been decided that in principle the broadoutlines of Modular Employable Skills training will be followed in engagement of PIAs. The Development Commissioner Sri R.N. Senapati, Pr. Secretary Finanace Sri J.K.Mohapatra, Secretary E & TE Dr. C.S.Kumar, Secretary Coomerce & Transport Sri G.K.Dhal, Secretary Works Sri S.K.Roy Spl. Secretary MS&ME Sri P.Das along with other senior officials participated in discussions