Samsung to expand ‘unemployed youth’ training schools in India
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 06-Jun-2017

New Delhi, June 6: Samsung India has partnered with Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to set up technical training schools to train unemployed youth in India. Currently, there are 10 such centres and Samsung is planning to set up 2 more in Bengaluru and Jamshedpur in the next 3 years.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the technology giant will open two new MSME-Samsung Technical Schools in Bengaluru and Jamshedpur, the company said in a statement.

"We are committed to creating an industry-ready workforce and provide industry-oriented skills to our youth under the Skill India programme. Samsung has been a valuable partner in our quest to create a vast pool of talent," Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSME, said in a statement.

Reinforcing its commitment to the government's "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign, Samsung also announced the MSME-Samsung Technical School Scholarship programme for girls and differently-abled trainees. A Meritorious Reward Programme for toppers at these institutes has also been launched.

There will also be an MSME-Samsung Technical Scholarship of up to Rs 20,000 given to 1000 girls and differently-abled people who complete basic course.