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  • Press Releases 15-07-2017

    • Chandigarh, July 15–With a view to achieving sustainable development goals as envisioned for the entire country, the Haryana Government has prepared Haryana Vision-2030, under which target has been set to generate 18 lakh jobs and develop the skills of five lakh people throughout the state within the next 15 years. Besides, target has also been set to make one lakh youth employable this year.
    • This was disclosed by the Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, who was addressing trainees of the first batch of the Saksham Skill Certification Programme of Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University launched under the Saksham Yuva Yojana from Faridabad on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, through video-conferencing in Chandigarh, today. 
    • Being launched as a pilot project, the programme has been initiated by Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University with technical support of YMCA University of Science and Technology, Faridabad.
    • About five lakh jobs would be provided through the Skill Development Mission and Skill University. About two lakh youths need skill development training in the state every year, and programmes like  Saksham Skill Certification Programme, could play a key role in achieving this target, the Chief Minister added.
    • The Haryana Government is taking several initiatives to attract investment in the state and generate employment opportunities for the youth. These include the Saksham Yuva Yojana which aims at making the youth employable by equipping them with necessary skills in keeping with industry requirements. The unemployed youth are also provided job opportunities and honorarium against the work done by them.
    • Mr Manohar Lal also interacted with trainees of the first batch of the Saksham Skill Certification Programme and wished them success in  future endeavours. 
    • The Vice-Chancellor, Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University, Mr. Raj Nehru, said  the university planned to implement this programme in six districts namely, Faridabad, Gurugram, Kurukshetra, Hisar, Rohtak and Rewari in a phased manner. The first batch would have 40 students divided into two batches. The programme is of six months’ duration, including three months of ‘on the job training’ with industry. 
    • Those present on the occasion included Vice-Chancellor, YMCA University of Science and Technology, Prof. Dinesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad, Mr. Sameer Pal Srow, and officials of both universities and district administration.

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