In an attempt to provide jobs to a number of trained youths in different trades, Jharkhand Skill Development Mission Society (JSDMS) held the second Industry Road Show at New Delhi on Wednesday. With just a month left for the Global Skill Summit – 2019 to start, a series of Industry Road Shows to attract the potential investors, recruiters and for building strong corporate network has been planned by Government of Jharkhand (GoJ) at different States.
Tripling the target for the Global Skill Summit – 2019, the State government has aimed to provide employment to over one lakh eligible candidates having received specialised industry integrated training in different trades. The Global Skill Summit – 2019 will be organised on January 12, 2019 – National Youths Day at Khelgaon.
The second Industry Road Show at the National Capital focused on ‘Employers network for generating aspirational and gainful employment. With a vision to garner job opportunities for the candidates, the Road Show will pave a constructive way for the recruiters coming to hire trained youths in the selected sectors opined the government officials present there.
Development Commissioner, DK Tiwari present on the occasion highlighted about the State government’s mission to the participants. The Development Commissioner also spoke about the role of JSDMS in linking the youths with the constructive jobs, training programmes, coverage area etc.
“The ambitious plan of Government of India of giving training to the youths in selected trades and making them industry ready will soon aid the country in emerging as the global leader in Skill Development sector. Soon, the trainers of India will go abroad to impart their skill among the youths,” said the Development Commissioner inviting all industry partners to attend the Skill Summit – 2019.
Rajesh Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship applauded the initiatives of JSDMS while taking the discussion forward with the representatives of different industrial units. Citing examples of developed nations – China, South Korea, Agarwal said, “In a bid to increase the country’s GDP to eight per cent, Skill Development in the days to come will play a vital role. Skill training enhances the quality of human resources giving more desirable results.”
Secretary, Department Higher, Technical Education and Skill Development, Rajesh Sharma gave detailed information to the participants, recruiters about the Global Skill Summit – 2019 focusing on training programmes, Skill Policy of the State, State’s vision of providing employment to 20 lakh youths by 2020. Sharma further emphasized on establishing long term relationship with the industry partners while briefed the gathering about the schemes, policies of the State government in context to the ‘Ease of doing business’.
In addition, JSDMS – Mission Director, Ravi Ranjan during his welcome speech talked about Skill Eco System, Qualification Pack, Skill Policy, placements etc. The participants further gathered inputs about JSDMS’s initiatives through audio-video mediums. A round table discussion cum brainstorming session was also held between the representatives of the State government and the corporate delegates for developing a roadmap for aspirants getting training in specific trade under the Skill Development programme.
A special technical session was organised on creation of human resource pool in various sectors.
Meanwhile, a few successful candidates who after receiving the training in specified trades are working with different recruiters shared their experience. A participant of World Skill Competition-2019 was felicitated during the road show.