The importance of skill development for the youth


Manish Agarwal,Co-Founder Director, ORION EDUTECH PVT LTD with BARASAT_MLA CHIRANJIT

Kolkata:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched ambitious projects that aims to train over 40 crore people in India in different skills by 2022.The initiatives include National Skill Development Mission, National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) scheme and the Skill Loan scheme.They were launched to mark the first-ever World Youth Skills Day.At the event, Modi also unveiled the Skill India logo with the tagline — ‘Kaushal Bharat, Kushal Bharat’ (Skilled India, Successful India).The government’s flagship scheme, PMKVY, will incentivise skill training by providing financial rewards to candidates who successfully complete approved skill training programmes. The scheme aims to recognise and provide skill to 24 lakh youth who lack formal certification, such as workers in vast unorganised sector.The goal is to achieve better socio-economic conditions for today’s youth as a means of addressing the challenges of unemployment and under employment, and as a way to achieve better socio-economic conditions for all youth.Orion Edutech along with NSDC has organized various events across india :
Hon’ble President of India, Shri. Pranab Mukherjee will be inaugurating “International Skill Training Centre “ at Varanasi though remote from Vigyan Bhavan.

At Barasat Centre Launch of “ 1st ORION STARTUP COMPETITION” in association with NSDC & Ministry of Skill Development for Beauty & Wellness and Apparel Sectors – the participants has been shortlisted from across India and they will get practical training, entrepreneurship training, financial literacy and mentoring from industry expert for 1 year. Winner will get financial support of 50k-1 Lakh for staring their business. It will help the unemployed women & youth to start their own business.

Launch of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojna -2 and facilitation ( Certification) of the successful candidates of PMKVY .1 Orion Edutech has skilled more than 57000 candidates last years across India under various projects in Sectors like Apparel, Beauty, Hospitality, Retail, Electronics, Construction, Manufacturing, IT & ITeS , Health Care, Automobile, Telecom, etc.

Orion Edutech will be opening 33 multi Skill iconic skill training centres – Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras across India. In North 24 parganas this centre will be launched in Barasat by Orion Edutech. It will be inaugurated by Hon. Prime Minister next month. We will provide training to unemployed women & youth for Apparel, beauty, healthcare, hospitality, electronics, electrical, retail, IT & ITeS, telecom etc. Target is to provide training to 6,000 from this centre in 3 years and they will be provided Job and Skill Certification from Govt, Cash monetary award.KASUHAL YATRA across India to mobilize candidates for various Skill Development training programs.ORION EDUTECH an NSDC Partner Company has skilled more than 2 Lakhs candidates and has target to Skill 2 million Candidates by 2022 across various sectors