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Delhi govt to set up 70 skill centers in 2 yrs to generate employment

The chief minister said the new skill centres will be based on the model of the one developed by the Delhi government with the help of Singapore in Vivek Vihar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi govt to set up 70 skill centers in 2 yrs to generate employment

Chief Minister on Tuesday announced setting up of 70 world-class skill centres in Delhi, saying his government will take every step for generation amid a "wavering economy" hit by and

The new will be completed in the next two years and will have the capacity to train 70,000 students, Kejriwal said at a organised at Thyagraj Stadium here.


At present, the economy of the country is passing through a challenging phase, he said and added that job opportunities in the private and government sectors are on the decline.

"The economy is wavering... It is passing through a challenging phase following and implementation of the Goods and Services We will work for creation of maximum job opportunities for the youth," he said.

The chief minister said the new skill centres will be based on the model of the one developed by the Delhi government with the help of Singapore in Vivek Vihar.

"By August next year, 25 of the new centres will be completed... Each centre will have the capacity to train 1,000 students," he said.

Kejriwal said his government will promote trade and industry in the capital to boost

The Delhi government has around 36,000 vacancies and I have written to the Lt Governor to direct the agencies concerned to start recruitment drives, he said.

Delhi's Labour and Minister Gopal Rai said the -two day 'Rozgar Mela' is expected to provide to 11,500 youths.

"Around 75 companies are participating in the There are about 11,500 vacancies of different nature for which registrations are being done," he said.

This is the second organised by the Labour department. Around 12,000 youths were given at a similar event held two years ago, he added.

First Published: Tue, November 07 2017. 17:13 IST
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