Skill Development a holistic GoAP plan: CM

MEDIA CELL,
Chief Minister’s Office,
Itanagar,
Arunachal Pradesh
PRESS RELEASE 

Nov 30, 2015

Skill Development a holistic GoAP plan: CM

DIRANG November 30:Rolling his vision plan for skilling and then making Arunachal employed, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki dedicated first of its kind Tata Motors collaborated Automobile Workshop and Mechanic trade under Industrial Training Institute, Dirang for skill development training to the unemployed youths of the state apart from inaugurating the Job Mela cum skill development awareness and selection rally here today.


With 70 trainees presently undergoing training in various trades, ITI Dirang has been upgraded to centre of excellence and is poised to become model ITI of the state. Two more trades were also included viz. Tourist guide and wireman in addition to the already existing five trades in the institute on the day.
Addressing an enthusiast gathering of youths, elders, Panchayat Leaders, Gaon Buras, students and general public, Tuki informed that Skill Development and Employment generation programme has been taken up by the state government on holistic manner.


"We need not have to boast about our success stories as this particular programme has been recognised by many including Government of India and other well developed states and have approached us to emulate our programme in their states", Tuki said while citing few examples and awards been received by the state government for this particular project. He further informed that Skill development programme and Job Mela organised time to time by the state government has been very successful as it had illuminated thousands of lives who are now gainfully employed or self employed in various parts of the country and abroad.


CM reiterated his commitment to provide one lakh job by 2017, one each in every family of the state and thirty thousand in the current financial year. He directed the West Kameng Deputy Commissioner to start conducting family census for identifying families which does not have any member employed or self employed.


Tuki further informed the gathering that the state government has earmarked 150 Crores for skill development activities in various sector in the current year’s budget. Financial assistance to unemployed engineers is being provided to the tune of Rs. 20 Lakhs through State cooperative Apex Bank to set up small scale industries while skilled youths having certificates will get assistance upto Rs. 10 lakhs as soft loan, he disclosed. He appealed youths to make good use of the benefits provided by the state government.


While responding to various memorandum, CM assured to take up the township road via Zimthung village to Namthung project under SIDF and Township road to Rama Krishna Sharada Mission Khaso under RIDF. CM agreed to create a new CD block for Thembang administrative headquarter in next cabinet while for maintenance and preservation of World Heritage Site, Thembang, Rs. 2 Crore was announced.


Earlier, speaking on the occasion, Minister Hydro Power, Veterinary and the local MLA Phurpa Tsering lauded CM for his initiatives for the welfare of the state and its people. In his humorous way Tsering said "Our CM is not the man of Bhashan (Speeches) but a man of Ration (commitment)". He further informed that the Jandorong Hydel of 1 MW at Dirang has been commissioned.


Consultant of Tata Motors S P Joshi expressed willingness to stretch their activities in skill development sector in the state. He stated that the Tata Motors would be happy to be associated with the Arunachal Pradesh Government in its initiatives.


As many as 13 Vocational Training Providers were present to recruit local youths for skill development trainings in their enterprises.
Other highlight included distribution of TV sets to GBs by CM under CM’s Rural Information Scheme.
Among others, Parliamentary Secretaries Tapuk Taku and Kumsi Sidisow, Chairman DOKA Jambey Wangdi, Chairman Hydro Power development Tungri Effa, DC and district officers were present on the occasion.

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