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AISECT to impart skill development training in Odisha school

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

AISECT has partnered with the for providing skill development training in government-run secondary and higher secondary schools.

It has partnered with the for implementation of a centrally sponsored programme of 'Vocationalisation of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education' under the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) in 44 schools across Odisha, said the statement on Wednesday.

AISECT will provide vocational training sessions in IT-IteS and retail sectors in the districts of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Jajpur, Khorda and Cuttack.

In last financial year, it had partnered with Madhyamik Shiksha Mision and imparted vocational training to 2,768 candidates under IT-ITeS trade in 42 schools and under retail trade in 20 schools of the state.

NSQF is a centrally sponsored scheme that aims at vocationalisation of secondary and higher by linking employability with school

Along with regular training sessions, AISECT will also provide field and industry visits, best-in-class exposure and reputed trainers to all its units under the partnership. A total of 1,800 candidates are expected to benefit from these skill development training, the statment added.

Siddharth Chaturvedi, director of AISECT, said, "Skills have become the backbone of job markets. Despite a huge demand in the industry for skilled workforce, we don't have sufficient numbers to fill in these vacancies. We welcome government's initiative with NSQF, and as a social enterprise, are extremely happy to be associated with it."--IANS

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 16:32 IST
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