Bhopal : MegaSkill Centers will be set up in 14 districts of the state for skill development among youth. These centers will also be opened in tribal blocks of the state. The Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath has directed to start all these centers by March 2020. He was reviewing the progress of construction of Global Skill Park being established in Bhopal with the assistance of Asian Development Bank.
The Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath mentioned that skill development among the youth is the biggest necessity of today. This will enable us to face the challenge of unemployment. He further said that skill development centers should be opened in maximum number and training in those trades should be imparted in these centers, which have wide potential of employment.
Shri Kamal Nath directed to start the construction of Global Skill Park of Bhopal by March 2020. He stated that all the construction related procedures should be completed before this. Moreover, he instructed to speed up the construction work of 10 divisional I.T.Is.
Furthermore, Chief Minister directed to prepare necessary framework for the placement of trainees undergoing training in Global Skill Park-City campus, run in the I.T.I campus-Govindpura and to ensure tracking of employed trainees.
It was informed in the meeting that Mega Skill Centers will be opened in Khargone, Indore, Guna, Gwalior, Singrauli, Rewa, Damoh, Sagar, Rajgarh, Bhopal, Seoni, Jabalpur, Shajapur and Ujjain.
The Chief Secretary Shri S.R. Mohanty, Principal Secretary Technical Education and Skill Development Shri Pramod Agrawal and concerned officers were present at the meeting.