Chhattisgarh: 508 youth hired by national companies trained in ‘Skill Development Project’
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 26-Mar-2017

Raipur, March 26: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Saturday distributed appointment letters to ten youth at the Beergaon-based Central Plastic Engineering and Technology Institute (CIPET). Over 2,358 candidates were enrolled to learn various trades under the Chief Minister Skill Development Project from 14 out of 27 districts, officials informed. About 730 youth had already completed their training so far and 508 youth had been appointed in various companies.

During this occasion, CM Raman congratulated the appointees and wished them a bright future. He also launched MobileApp of the Skills' Up-gradation Project. Dr Singh also observed the other training activities conducted in the institute premise.Embeded Object“Besides, technical development of Engineering units, establishment of the Park will result in development of the region. The companies engaged in production of engineering products are going to set up projects here and possibilities for development of other sectors, including defense, electronics and automotive industries would also grow,” Singh said.

He interacted with the youngsters of Chhattisgarh, who have been placed in Bengaluru and Coimbatore after successfully completing the training in CIPET under Chief Minister Skill Development Scheme, through video conferencing.

Within the 11 months of its establishment on the initiative of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) has created its own identity in plastic industry of the country.

The Institute imparts Diploma, post-diploma, post-graduate diploma, graduation and post-graduation degrees courses. Skills' upgradation courses are also given to the students. About 1100 youth had been provided with skill up-gradation training in various trades.

Notably, the Chhattisgarh government sent a proposal to the Central government for setting up a Plastic Park on July 7, 2015. The Chhattisgarh government in a bid to provide a major boost to industrial development is now planning to establish many more industrial areas and industrial parks in the State.