124 aspirants get jobs at skill development camp

Next round of selection will be held in a fortnight

124 aspirants get jobs at  skill development camp

 A total of 3,000 aspirants took part in the job and skill training camp organised at Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management on Saturday and 124 received employment on the spot.

The programme was conducted under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), a Government of India, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, in association with Rooman Technologies, the training partner for the National Skill Development Corporation.

“The second round of selection for 900 persons will be conducted within 15 days. As many as 500 persons who had registered at the camp have sought skill development training,” said Rooman Technologies Pvt Ltd CEO Manish Kumar.

He said that 64 companies from IT, ITES, retail, banking, telecom, healthcare and consulting sectors participated in the camp, while among the aspirants, there were SSLC, PUC, graduate, postgraduate candidates.

MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, who addressed the valedictory programme, said that the employment opportunities in Dakshina Kannada district will increase with the commencement of the fourth phase of MRPL and expansion of IT Park in the district.

Skill development

During the inaugural programme, Manish Kumar said that the training mainly aims at promoting skill development in India. “We need a lot of skilled manpower. Around 30 sectors have been designed and laid by sector skill council. PMKVY is offering various courses in the field of retail, banking, telecomm after the training they assure placements,” he explained.

ESSCI CEO N K Mohapatra said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi dreams to create employment opportunities. He also explained how the concept of Make in India was introduced. He highlighted that the main aim of this scheme is to provide employment opportunity for 60 per cent of the candidates every month.

“It is a good opportunity for candidates as 64 companies from different sectors are participating in the camp. Those who are not selected they can enrol for training programme by registering in online portal (www.naukari.com),” he advised.

Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management Chairman Manjunath Bhandary said, “In India, we lay greater emphasis on academics. Indians need to achieve a lot as students develop only two per cent, which is less compared to the skills of South Korea, Japan, China and UK. Education is just an eligibility criterion in a corporate world, and needs to be developed along with academic excellence skills.”

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