Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy has said that central government would soon set up a ‘Skill Development Center’ in all forty parliamentary constituencies of Bihar. He was addressing a press conference in Patna. Minister stated about the target of union government to make 50 crore employable people through skill development by 2017.
He added that all technical training curriculum shall compulsory be linked with ‘National Skill Qualification Framework’ for the purpose of getting government jobs. Comparing the quantum of skilled youths in other countries, he said, only 3 percent youths in India are having proper skills. This is not adequate and to improve the situation, NDA government at centre is taking various steps. Minister also informed that 12,000 ITIs are being updated and modernised for training of 6 lakhs youths.
Rudy outlined the various measures taken by Union Government to create conducive environment for infrastructure development in the country, increasing FDI and FII as well. He also mentioned the positive trends that has already been achieved in terms of containing inflation, growth in GDP and controlling fiscal deficit etc. so far as economy is concerned.