Chandigarh got its First Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana Center at EDC
Chandigarh, 3rd August 2018: In sync with the vision of Government of India, Chandigarh skill development mission (CSDM) in association with SPIC under the aegis of Department of Information Technology launched its first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Center of Chandigarh in EDC Building in Chandigarh Technology Park today under PMKVY scheme which is a flagship skill development program of Government. The Centre was inaugurated by Sh. Arjun Sharma , IAS, Director Information Technology, Chandigarh Administration in the presence of senior officials of Chandigarh administration with launch of its first batch of PMKVY trainees.
On this occasion Sh. Arjun Sharma , IAS, Director Information Technology interacted with trainees and highlighted the benefits of the PMKVY courses and encouraged them to take the course seriously. He also assured that placement assistant would be provided to all trainees on the completion of their training. He further said that this initiative will bridge the gap between skilled manpower requirement and availability of skilled manpower.
SPIC Centre of Excellence will be operating the training partner under Skill India which is located in the EDC building that is built on 1.5 acre plot in the heart of Chandigarh Technology Park which is hub of IT industries. This is a first start of the Art PMKVY Centre in the region which will offer all the ultra modern amenities like; spacious smart classrooms, plush seminar hall & conference room to the trainees registered under PMKVY and SPIC being playing pivotal role in implementation of e-governance , creating talent pool for IT industry & promoting IT , this centre will only caters to the IT trainings under PMKVY. This centre will offer training in Data Entry Operator, CRM domestic (Non-Voice) & Junior Software Developer courses to the trainees which are industry driven courses with focus on employment and to create aspirational value for skill development training. The centre will provide free of cost IT skill training to the students passing out from schools, school dropouts, Unemployed youth, Women and other disadvantaged groups. Training aspirants can register themselves for skill training under PMKVY at www.utcsdm.org portal.
After the completion of the training, centre would link the aptitude, aspiration, and knowledge of the skilled trainee it creates with employment opportunities and demands in the market. Every effort thereby needs to be made by the PMKVY training centre to provide placement opportunities to candidates, trained and certified under the Scheme.