Ramban: District Magistrate (DM) Ramban, Nazim Zai Khan today chaired median meeting of District Skill Committee to chalk out the modalities to ensure quality, consistency and convergence in skill ecosystem of the district besides generating awareness of various initiatives launched by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship GIO.
Designation of Nodal point of District Nodal Skill Centre (DNSC) at district level was also decided.
The Committee, headed by District Magistrate and comprising GM, DIC, CEO, District Social Welfare Officer, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Convener, Superintendent ITI, Ramban, District Manager SC/ST corporation, District Officer, EDI, representative of Mission Director, J&K Skill Development Mission, upto three members from industry cluster and three others nominated by the DM, took string of decisions to formulate effective action plan.
At the outset, threadbare discussions were held on operationalisation of District Skill Committees and District Nodal Skill Centre, formation of skill action plan and human resource requirement mapping.
Speaking at the meeting, the DM said the focus of skill development schemes should be to ensure creation of a robust skill ecosystem in the district, which will enable the youth to get maximum skilling opportunities within their districts.
The DM stressed upon the officers to redouble their efforts to formulate job oriented District Skill Development Action Plan within prescribed time focusing on youth especially on the school dropouts.
“Once formulation of district skill development plan is completed, the Skill Development Department will start training youth including women and other marginalized groups as per district requirements,” said the DM.
Furthermore, the DM emphasized on the operationalisation of District Skill Nodal Centres (DSNC).
The DSNCs have been established at district level for coordinating all skill development related activities of the district and they shall also provide secretarial assistance to the District Skill Committees.