MoS Mr. Dipak Joshi in session on “opportunities and challenges in recruitment of skilled manpower”
Bhopal, June 2, 2017 (Ataullah Faizan): Minister of State for Technical Education and Skill Development (Independent Charge) Mr. Dipak Joshi said that state has immense opportunities for skill development. Work will be done accepting challenges. State will play important role in materialising dream in ‘Make in India’. Minister of State Mr. Joshi was addressing session on ‘Opportunities and Challenges in Recruitment of Skilled Manpower’ in global skill and employment summit. Principal Secretary Technical Education Mrs. Kalpana Shrivastava and experts of different institutions were present. Minister of State Mr. Joshi said that past of India has been prosperous. He said that skills used to be transfer generation in general in Indian society. Because of blindly following of education system of Britishers, situations of unskilled and unemployment emerged. We will remove them. Many steps have been taken to impart skill to man power. Students are imparted technical skills as well as jobs by signing MoU with industries. Girls were imparted training for mechanic in the state first time by signing memorandum of understanding with TVS Company.
Principal Secretary Technical Education, Mrs. Kalpana Shrivastava, gave information about skill development in detail in the beginning. She said that ‘Rojgar Ki Padai – Chalen ITI’ scheme has been implemented in all 51 districts. Vocational education has been linked with formal education. She also informed about works and schemes underway for skill development. Speaker Mr. Sunil Chaturvedi shed light on possibilities of employment in automotive sector in the session. Mr. Pankaj Narula informed that whatever is mechanization, skill manpower is required to run them. Mr. Gaurav Kapur, Mr. Gopal Krishnan, Dr Sandhya and other experts of industries expressed views. At last, organisations of 20 different industrial sectors signed MoUs related with skill development.