Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited and NABARD on Friday, kick-started a skill training programme for the youth of Sundargarh district with an aim to make them employable. Sixty local boys and girls from Rajgangpur and Lanjiberna area were enrolled in the first phase of the training programme.
The enrolled youth will be trained in Assistant Electrician and CRM Domestic Non- Voice trades at the Rajgangpur centre of Dalmia Bharat Foundation’s Dalmia Institute of Knowledge and Skill Harnessing (DIKSHa). The duration of the training programme is three months.
Shakti Prasanna Mahapatra from NABARD, Sundargarh was the chief guest along with Lokesh Kumar Bahety, Unit Head, DCBL Rajgangpur and Saroj Kumar Rout, Head – Mines, Lanjibarna Limestone Mines as guests of honour.
The chief guest congratulated the youth for their hard work, dedication and zeal to move towards a bright future. Saroj Kumar Rout said the youth of the region should solve the widening unemployment problem of Sundargarh district by joining such skill training programmes.
More than 250 local youth have already completed skill training at the Rajgangpur DIKSHa center. The majority have got placements post the completion of their respective training programmes. Dalmia Bharat Foundation has five more placement-linked skill centres spread across Odisha at Rourkela, Deogarh, Cuttack, Jajpur and Jharsuguda. Here, youth are trained in various trades including bed-side attendants, retail sales assistant, electrician, beauty and wellness and sewing machine operators.