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NSDC & MoHUA Floats Project NIPUN to Skill Workers

With the aim of training over 1Lac construction workers with skilling and upskilling programmes, the NSDC and MoHUA has collaborated to launch NIPUN or National Initiative for Promoting upskilling of Construction Workers which will grant these workers opportunities abroad. This project will be implemented in three chapters – training through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at construction sites, training through Fresh Skilling by Plumbing and Infrastructure SSC and International Placement through industries/builders/contractors. RPL certification will be given to 80,000 trainees through on-site skill training under industry associations whereas the Sector Skill Council or the SSC will give 14,000 trainees fresh skilling for plumbing and infrastructure. An additional 12,000 workers will be placed in GCC countries as well.

Skill development programme underway at Tamlu

The department of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship partnered with the Zynorique Initiative Society to organise the “demand-driven skill development” programme, a week-long training for the Nagaland youth in the Construction Sector 2022-23. Increasing proficiency through training, growing skill sets, achieving tasks with more results in less time, and increasing performance has been revealed to be the objective of this training as per the DIPR report. Commencing on June 26, there will be 50 participants being trained of plumbing, masonry works, and tiling. 

Sri Vishwakarma Skill University to open extension centres in Haryana districts

The Sri Vishwakarma Skill University has been given directions by Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, to open extension centres in other districts as well which will run Employment-oriented courses to help the youth enhance their skills. “After senior secondary level, emphasis has to be laid on making the students skilled in higher education. For this, the university should open its extension centres to run the courses in other districts. Apart from Gurugram and Palwal districts, there is a need to improve the skills of youth in other districts of the state,” said Khattar in his review of the first Shri Vishwakarma Skill University.

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