Hyderabad: Members of Parliament from the Telangana Rashtra Samithi have urged the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to establish training units in the State based on the ratio of population and to plan special curriculum to benefit youth in tribal areas.
The MPs met representatives of the NSDC in Telangana Bhavan on Friday. The NSDC officials presented the profile of the population, labour force participation, various sectors having opportunities and projects in Telangana. The officials also briefed the MPs on the training process, number of students enrolled and placements. The delegation was told that so far 16,006 candidates had been trained, 10,655 received certificates and among them 3,829 candidates had been placed in short term training of PMKVY. There are 66 training partners in 20 sectors in the State.
The MPs suggested establishing training units according to the population ratio. They said that students needed inputs on workplace readiness based on the expectations of the prospective employer. They wanted the training modules to focus on placements in major sectors. Tribal areas in Telangana should have exclusive training courses to further hone inherent skills of tribal students. The MPs said they would be visiting the training centres to motivate the students.
The delegation of MPs included Nama Nageshwar Rao, Dr G Ranjith Reddy, Dayakar Pasunoori, BB Patil, P Ramulu, B Prakash and B Lingaiah Yadav.