Madikeri: Deputy commissioner Charulata Somal has directed the Department for Skills Development to take necessary steps to provide vocational training to those who are registered under the skill development program.
At a meeting held at the DC’s office, Charulata Somal, after taking stock of the situation said that the District Skills Mission Subcommittee of various departments should conduct reporting at their level on the implementation of the Skill Mission Plan, such as tailoring, embroidery, mobile repair, automobile repair, home-made materials and more. The District Employment Exchange Officer Uma said that five thousand have been registered for various vocational training, with the aim of providing vocational training to 145 people in the current year.
Virajpet has a training center under Prime Minister’s Skill Development Project.
Raju, the city’s director of urban development, informed about the Prime Minister Swanidhi scheme that was sanctioned for the benefit of street vendors had. He said the Prime Minister is implementing a scheme for the street vendors so that they have ways to improve their livelihood.
Lead bank manager RK Balachandra informed that there were 1,200 self-help groups registered in the bank. There was a long discussion on Tata Technologies in collaboration with the government to promote industrial enterprises, facilitate loans for street vendors under the Prime Minister’s Swanidhi scheme and the District Skill Mission sub-committee.
Suresh, director Cobseti, Kudige gave information on various vocational training. Shivakumar, ITDP Department Officer, Raj Gopal, Director, GMP, G.P. Deputy Secretary Srikantha Murthy, Shabana M. Sheikh, Joint Director of Agriculture Department, Machado, Deputy Director of Public Education Department and Suresh Bhatt, Deputy Director of Animal Husbandry were also present.