Amaravati: Industries minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy announced that Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL) has agreed in principle to set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for skill development in the state. The minister met Nalin Singhal, CMD of BHEL, in New Delhi on Friday and requested him to partner in awarding skill development training for youth.
Goutham requested BHEL to impart training to students, who completed school education, and issue skill certificates so that they will have an advantage in the job market. Responding positively to the request, Singhal assured to join hands with the state government.
Later, Mekapati met Niti Aayog CEO Amitab Kant and sought cooperation in the upcoming 30 skill development colleges in the state. He explained that the main source for revenue in the state are agriculture and industries and sought cooperation of Niti Aayog in those sectors.
Amitab Kant expressed his willingness to organise Digital
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AMARAVATI: In his bid to secure support from the top industries in setting up the skill development university and colleges in Andhra Pradesh, industries minister 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 to train the youth of the state. 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 extend support in setting up skill development college in the state. He explained that 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 Jagan has proposed to establish Skill Development University and at least
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