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72 youths to undergo skill dev in travel and tourism


The Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship organized a briefing-cum-send-off programme at Udyog Sadan, here today for 72 youth who got selected to undergo Skill development training in Travel & Tourism Sector.

These students will be trained by TUSTI Foundation, Guwahati which is an empanelled training provider under the Centrally Sponsored State Managed (CSSM) Component of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) implemented by the Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Arunachal Pradesh.

The selection of candidates was done through Skill Development Sensitization, Motivation and trainees selection Rally held in every district headquarter of the State, which is being organized every year.

Subu Tabin, Director, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, along with J. Riba, Assistant Director briefed the youths about the training programme, train journey, essential to acclimatize in new place, food habit, security precaution, dedication, discipline etc. required for successful completion of the training and having a suitable job immediately after the completion of training.

The cost of the training, travelling to and fro by the candidates, boarding & lodging etc. are borne by Government under flagship program on Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana through the Department.

Tusti Foundation will impart both theory and practical training including soft skills like spoken English, communication skills, digital literacy etc. At the end of the training, the candidates will undergo a third-party assessment to be conducted by an empanelled and professional organization. The trade certificate will be provided to successful candidates by concerned Sector Skill Council (SSC) & Nation Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and minimum of @70% of the candidates would be provided Job/Placement.

State Government has signed a number of MoUs with Training Providers to establish 36 Training Centers within the State and 9 outside the State under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMVKY) and Chief Minister Yuva Kaushal Yojana (CMYKY) for Short Term training & High-end skill development training respectively, to provide employable skill development training in various sectors so that youths can find employment and have their livelihood.

The Director expressed his happiness and shared over the completion of training of 2,215 candidates in 23 job roles covering 12 Sectors during last financial year under Pradhan Mantari Kaushal Vikas Yojana through 13 Training Providers and 27 Training centres and 483 got the placement and working including got placement as Cabin Crew and airline ground staff. He also informed that under Chief Ministers Yuva Kaushal Yojana, 244 Candidates are undergoing High-end Skill Development Training at Guwahati and 38 are undergoing employable degree courses in Team Lease Skills University Vadodara, Gujarat. The CM s Yuva Kaushal Yojana is a State Flagship Program to provide high end skill development training to the youth of the state, so that they can find high end remuneration on placement.

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