Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stated that a strong skill development program is required to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a developed India a reality.
The government launched a special program on Tuesday to build a strong skill-centric & industry-ready ecosystem in the Northeast.
The initiative was launched by union education and skills development minister Dharmendra Pradhan, tourism and cultural affairs minister G Kishan Reddy, and Minister of State for skill development as well as IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
According to a government release, the effort will deliver industry-relevant skill training programs to 250,000 adolescents in the northeastern region through a variety of schemes and initiatives.
The government has set aside a considerable budget of 360 crores to support equitable development, nurture entrepreneurial talent, and accelerate the region’s socioeconomic prosperity.
To drive additional growth, the statement stated that efforts are being made to provide professional education and skill development programs to meet the demand for qualified professionals in industries like as agriculture, tourism, handicrafts, and information technology.
According to Pradhan, the program will give young people in the northeastern region access to unheard-of opportunities for skill development in line with their interests.
Our administration has labored to promote unheard-of development of the region in the northeastern part of our nation, which is rich in natural resources and demographic dividends.
According to him, the program of today will further bolster these initiatives and result in the socioeconomic development of the area.
He stated that we are aiming to make India the world’s capital of skills.
‘Transforming lives and constructing the future’, according to Chandrashekar, is more than just a catchphrase. For our young Indians in the Northeast, this is a mission.
We think that the new India has a bright future and that knowledge is the key to success, he said.