Empowering Youth Through Skill India Centre | 21 Feb 2024

Source: PIB

Recently, the Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship inaugurated the first Skill India Centre (SIC) of the country in Sambalpur, Odisha, marking a significant step towards enhancing the skill set of India's youth.

  • The SIC in Sambalpur, Odisha, aims to upgrade the skills of the youth, particularly focusing on new-age job roles.
  • The SIC offers courses in high-demand trades such as Media & Entertainment, Leather, Tourism & Hospitality, and IT-ITeS.
  • The initiative complements the Kaushal Rath initiative launched earlier to provide skill training and certification across various districts of Odisha.
  • The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) will oversee the implementation of training programs to ensure adherence to quality standards and the overall functioning of the centre.

Read more: Skill Development in India, National Skill Development Corporation