Centre’s Sankalp programme to be launched in State

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Centre’s Sankalp programme to be launched in State

Thursday, 07 February 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

The Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) programme of Union Government will soon be implemented at Jharkhand. The scheme is being launched with the aim to preparing and implementing high quality training modules and will be aided by World Bank.

The programme was launched at centre on July 15, 2018 under National Skill Development Mission by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

A state level workshop for the implementation of the programme will be organized in Ranchi on February 27 and 28 in which stakeholders from not just Jharkhand but other states including Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Delhi and Telangana would participate.

Juthika Patnakar, additional secretary, MSDE was in Ranchi on Tuesday and Wednesday to review the preparations for the workshop.

Meanwhile, in another instance, secretary, higher, technical education and skill development department Rajesh Sharma held a meeting with industrial units, public sector units and educational institutions to discuss the operation of engineering colleges and polytechnic colleges of the state on public private partnership (PPP) mode. 

Tata Steel Ltd., Jindal Steel Pvt.Ltd., CCL, Orion Edutech, OP indal, Centurian University, Centum Learning, Team Lease, Centurion University where some of the major participating institutions.

The representatives were informed that the operations of technical institutions would be given up to 25 years and the companies can run the institutions using their CSR funds.

The 12 newly constructed technical institutions which have to be run on PPP mode include four engineering colleges, one each at Ramgarh, Jamshedpur, Koderma and Palamu and eight polytechnic colleges at giridih, Godda, Lohardaga, Hazaribag, Chatra, Khunti, Jamtara and Palamu.

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