GUWAHATI, Nov 8: Under the aegis of the Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM), a skill awareness workshop for training partners (TP)s and single point of contact (SPOC) of training centres was held at Srimanta Sarkardev Kalakshetra Auditorium here Friday.
Addressing the programme, skill development minister Chandra Mohan Patowary called upon the TPs to deliver their work honestly and sincerely. ‘TPs should be the guardians of the trainees and must motivate them to get skilled and stand on their own feet.’
Patowary asked the TPs to script success story in making youth self-sufficient. “Rural youth have high expectation from TPs. skill the youth so that they become the powerful pool of talented human resource for our nation.’
Sharing Prime Minister’s vision of making India the skill capital of the world, Minister Patowary stated that Assam too must rise to be the skill capital of South East Asian Region and upscale the skill of the youths to be ready for Artificial Intelligence.
Replying to the queries and feedback of the TPs, Minister Patowary also assured bank linkages with Training Centres for Mudra loans in MSME sector. He also distributed certificates of appreciation to the three best District Project Manager Training of ASDM namely, Rajib Narayan Kalita, Lakhimpur and Biswanath; Aniruddha Borpujari, Sivasagar and Charaideo and Antarikhya Bora, Jorhat and Majuli.
Ashutosh Agnihotri, commissioner and secretary of skill, employment and entrepreneurship department said that TPs must play a very crucial role in creating a benchmark for training students effectively.
ASDM mission director Anand Prakash Tiwari stated that registration, attendance, billing, biometric attendance along with face recognition of each Training Centres would be integrated with Online Management Information System (MIS) from January, 2020.