Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Inaugurates Skill India Centre In Odisha’s Deogarh

Deogarh: Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated third Skill India Centre (SIC) in Odisha at Deogarh on Saturday.

Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said establishment of Skill India Centres is a strategic step of the government towards aligning with the demands of various industries with academic curriculum.

“These centres will serve as pillars of practical knowledge in the demand-driven sectors of media, lLeather, tourism and hospitality and IT-ITeS. Built over a 3237 sq, ft area, the centre is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, well-equipped classrooms, advanced laboratories, and specialised space to cater to diverse needs of modern education and skill development,” he said.

The centre will impart training to the students by integrating academic knowledge with practical, hands-on experience across 10 courses including Story Board Artist, Graphic Designer, Stitchers – Goods and Garments, Cutter – Goods and Garments, Helper, Barista Executive, F&B Service Associate and IT Helpdesk Assistant.

To further facilitate placements, the centre focuses on honing the skills of the students in industry-specific courses, building networking opportunities and providing training in emerging technologies that bridge the gap between traditional education and the demands of the modern workforce.

It may be noted that the Union Minister had inaugurated the Skill India Centre in Sambalpur on February 20 and in Dhenkanal on February 23.

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