CEC Feroz Khan inaugurates 3 month short-term training programme under PMKVY 3.0 at ITI Kargil
KARGIL, JULY 27, 2021: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan inaugurated 3 month short-term training under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0 (PMKVY 3.0) at Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Kargil today.
The training programme is the first skill training taken up under PMKVY since the formation of the Ladakh Skill Development Mission.
Executive Councillor for ITI Mohsin Ali, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, Superintendent ITI Muhammad Kazim, Principal Government Degree College Kargil Dr Ameena Qari, General Manager NHPC besides trainers and students were present on the occasion.
The 3 months training programme is being conducted by the, Technical Education and Skill Development Department UT Ladakh that will cover different trades like fashion designing, plumbing, electrician and self-employed tailoring.
Speaking on the occasion, CEC Feroz said that the trades in skill development should be compatible to the job market and should be such that they must have demand and scope in the market. He further said that the performance of the trained youth should be assessed from time to time to check their results.
The CEC further said that the ITI should have a full fledged and technically equipped building and assured to take up the issue with UT Administration.
Speaking on the occasion, EC for ITI Mohsin Ali said that the aim of the government in launching schemes like PMKVY is to develop skills and generate employment for the youth and the public should come forward to take full benefit from these schemes to their full potential.
Deputy Commissioner Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve in his address said that PMKVY is significant in producing various skills among youth and generating employment. He urged the youth to take maximum benefits from these training sessions and include themselves in the category of the highly skilled youth.
Pertinently, the aim of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0 (PMKVY 3.0) is to generate livelihood opportunities for the youth trained under this scheme and to create an ecosystem for the youth to make informed choices on the available skilling avenues. It also aims to provide support to youth for skill training and certification besides also promoting sustainable skill centres for greater participation of the private sector.