Police Families’ Welfare Society launches two skill centres

| | New Delhi

The Police Familie’s Welfare Society (PFWS), a welfare arm of Delhi Police, on Tuesday  launched two Skill Development centres under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), which is implemented by National Skill Development Centres (NSDC), at Model Town and Narela Police colonies for imparting training on Beauty-Therapy and Cutting or Tailoring respectively. 

Police said that the prime motive is to impart training to the families or wards of the police personnel to provide them employment oppurtunities and encourage them for skill building in their spare time in a rewarding manner.

A formal ceremony for the launch was held on Tuesday at Mata Sundari College Auditorium (near Bal Bhawan). Mala Baijal, wife of LG Anil Baijal was the Chief Guest of the event.

“PRASHIKSHA” which is an effort and a step towards empowerment of women of our community through skill development, as per vision of  the Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and guidance of Suchana Patnaik, President PFWS is being implemented successfully by Dr. Sushi Singh, Vice President PFWS & her able team at 2 welfare centres.

These courses received an overwhelming response during initial survey and initially, a batch of 60 for both the centres (30 in morning and 30 in afternoon) have been shortlisted for training. The timings of training shall be from 1000 hrs to 1300 hrs and from 1400 hrs to 1700 hrs. After completion of first batch, the remaining willing candidates shall be considered on turn basis. The tenure of the course shall be 3 months.

The centres will impart free of cost training to the participants. After successful completion of training, each trainee shall be given course certificate by NSDC, which may help them in getting recruited in related same fields.

Suchana Patnaik, President PFWS stated that we have grabbed the opportunity of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) to open two skill development centres at Narela and Model Town which will enable the trainees to achieve self empowerment. A counseling session for Civil Services aspirants was also held to provide coaching at discounted fees. Under the banner of Mission Olympics, the children have succeeded in reaching new heights and some of them participated in National Level.

Mala Baijal, expressed her happiness in opening two skill development centres by PFWS for imparting training in the police welfare centres and she appreciated the various activities undertaken by PFWS in empowering, skilling and overall growth of police families in Delhi.



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