Odisha State Employment Mission approved proposals for training of around 16,500 more candidates in different trades.
Commerce and Transport Department for imparting light motor vehicle (LMV) training to 7,000 youths and heavy motor vehicle (HMV) training to around 2,000 youths under ‘Skilled in Odisha’ programme.
Candidates having minimum qualification of Class VIII and in the age group of 18 to 35 years will be eligible for this training. Around `4.85 crore would be invested for the purpose.
Candidates having minimum of one year experience in driving LMVs would be eligible for HMV training course. The duration of the training would be around 240 hours within 30 days.
16 trades in basic automotive servicing, mechanic, accounting, integrated course in hair and skin make up, electrician, arc and gas welding, steel and metal works, embroidery, industrial sewing machine operation, print publishing assistant, computer hardware assistant, computer network assistant, digital photography and fashion design technology have been included in this programme.
The Chief Secretary directed departments concerned to ensure higher quality of skill training and select trades having demand in national and international markets.