First summit on global skill development in the country

Implementation of models of both Germany and Singapore for employment generation

Rajya Rozgar Nirman Board will be strengthened – CM Mr. Chouhan

lead2.6.17Bhopal, June 2, 2017 (Muslim Saleem):  Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the topmost priority of the state government is to encourage employment opportunities. For this models of both Germany and Singapore will be implemented for employment generation in the state. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan was addressing the concluding ceremony of Global Skill Development and Participation Summit 2017 today. This kind of summit has been organized in the state for the first time. In this summit, 5 lakh 70 thousand 627 youths will get employment in the 392 intention to employment conducted in different areas. Also 5 lakh 54 thousand and 185 youths will be given skill training in 392 intention to skill developments conducted. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that the state government is committed to increase employment opportunities. Rajya Rozgar Nirman Board will be strengthened. A platform has been created between youth and industries giving employment through this summit. Two models who give employment are popular in the world. In the Germany model, the government imparts training to youths for skill promotion and industries give them employment. In the Singapore model the state government assesses the needs of employment and then trains them. After training the youths are employed. There the needs of the industries are assessed once in every three years and accordingly training trades are determined.

In Madhya Pradesh both these models will be implemented separately. With the help of Singapore a Global Skill Park will be developed at a cost of nearly Rs 600 crore in the state. Training for employment in the unorganized sector will also be given in the state.  Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that in the next 2-3 years Rs 86 thousand crores will be spent in the urban development area and Rs One lakh crore will be spent on rural development in the state. MoUs signed during the global summit will be monitored every month. For this Rozgar Nirman Board and Technical Education Department will be nodal agency. The report card of the summit will be presented by the end of the May next year in which information regarding number of youths who obtained employment through the summit will be given.

He said that better employment opportunities will be made available for the youths of the state. Minister of State for Technical Education and Skill Development Mr. Deepak Joshi said that since generations, the tradition in India is to give work according to talent. Efforts are being made to improve quality of engineering and polytechnic colleges in the state. A workshop will be organized in every division of the state through which training according to needs of industries will be assessed. Chief Secretary Mr. B.P Singh gave a presentation on the summit. He said that 22 MoUs of skill development and training were signed during the summit. Nearly 2500 representatives from all over the country took part in the summit.

Chairman of National Skill Development Council Mr. Gaurav Kapoor also addressed the programme. Four MoUs were signed in the presence of Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan at the concluding ceremony. These MoUs were signed between Technical Education Department and CII on Skill Enhancement, Skill training between Prakash Asphalting and Toll Highways and Madhya Pradesh Skill Development Mission, on skill development between Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology and Madhya Pradesh Skill Development Mission and on for training between Association of Industries of Madhya Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh Skill Development Mission.

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