Chandigarh got its First Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana Center at EDC

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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  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.

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