(MENAFN- KNN India)
NDMC to provide skill training to 75,000 workers
New Delhi, Aug 6 (KNN) About 75,000 workers from the age group of 18-45 years in Delhi will be given skill development training in association with the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).
This project is initiated by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and is called the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Upskilling program.
It intends to certify workers to increase their relevance in the volatile job market and encourage them in contributing toward nation-building.
The initiative will be funded by NDMC and SANKALP (World Bank Project under MSDE) and implemented by NSDC.
The training commenced today with an aim to upskill 25,000 workers in the first phase.
The workers will be upskilled in multiple trades across construction, electrical, plumbing, pottery etc.
It will not only expose them to digital literacy and entrepreneurial opportunities, but also upgrade them in technical skills.
The trainees will also be provided with an additional benefit of accidental insurance for two years.
The RPL/Upskilling program will be implemented in three phases through Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) and their empanelled training providers.
Moreover, there will be two modes of implementation — RPL through Camps, under which industrial and traditional clusters will be targeted and RPL at Employer's premises.
It will be carried forward in partnership with industries and employers for orientation and training at the employer's location. (KNN Bureau)
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