Punjab to have Skill Training Centres in each block

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Ludhiana, Nov 20 (UNI) Chief Parliamentary Secretary Technical Education and Industrial Training Bikramjit Singh Khalsa has stated that the state government was going to set up Skill Training Centers at a cost of Rs 100 crore in each block for giving short term training to the youth as per requirement of the industry.

Mr. Khalsa was addressing an Industry-Institutes Meet in order to bring the producers and employers of skilled manpower and share their experiences to make it is training industry-need-based organized at Industrial Training Institute, here today.

Mr. Khalsa informed that a centre of excellence has been set up at Ludhiana ITI under the new scheme of the government.

He said that new courses of production and manufacturing like CNC Machine operators, quality Control and tools Die has been started in the Centre of Excellence.

The CPS announced first installment of grant of Rs 2.40 lakh for providing Computer Lab, will be released within two days and the second installment of the grant will shortly be released.

The CPS informed that the Government was going to completely revamp the technical education system in the state to make it relevant o the needs of the fast advancing technology in the industrial sector. Mr Khalsa said that 10 new Polytechniques with the cooperation of the Central government were being set up in the state.

A detailed discussion was held in the meeting and the industrialists put forth their requirements regarding the type of workers required. The Institute and the IMC assured that new courses as per requirement of the industry will be started.

UNI

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