Gautham Reddy seeks industries’ help for skill development projects | Amaravati News

AMARAVATI: Seeking industry support in setting up a skill development university and colleges in the state, minister for industries, commerce and IT Gautham Reddy held discussions with several top officials of NTPC, ITDC, SAIL and BHEL in New Delhi on Wednesday.
He requested the top firms to join hands with the state government in training the youth of the state to provide skilled and trained people to the industry. He wanted them to join as stakeholders in setting up the industry specific skill development colleges.
Gautham Reddy met SAIL chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhury and requested him to support in setting up skill development colleges in the state. He said the state government has been implementing multiple skill development programmes aimed at students in schools, colleges, dropouts and unemployed and decided to develop industry friendly eco-system by supporting them with skilled workforce.
“In this connection, CM Jaganmohan Reddy has proposed to establish a skill development university and at least 25 Lok Sabha constituency-level skill colleges across by involving PSU, corporates and industries as key stakeholders,” Gautham Reddy said. He said that higher education, skill development and training, industries departments have come together for identifying industry driven job roles, courses and curriculum.

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