Workshop on UDAAN, Skill Development organised

Jammu and Kashmir News

UDHAMPUR, SEPTEMBER-02:- A one day orientation workshop for students, unemployed youth besides district and block level officers was organised by district administration for wider outreach and participation in UDAAN placement drive in the district besides creating awareness about skill development initiatives.

District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary was the chief guest on the occasion.

While speaking on the occasion, the DDC said that the workshop was aimed at disseminating information regarding Project UdAAN among the stakeholders for better execution  of the project besides increasing number of placements in the district.

He said the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Ministry of Home Affairs have been mandated to work with the corporate sector in bringing about a positive change in the employment and skill enhancement of the youths of Jammu and Kashmir. He called upon the educated unemployed youths of the district to participate in this special recruitment drive to be launched under UDAAN scheme at Government Degree College Boys Udhampur on September 10 and 11, 2015.

DDC also called upon the students and block level officers to spread the message of UDAAN for  maximum participation of unemployed graduate, post graduate and three year diploma/degree holder youths in the placement drive. He also informed that a mock test would also be organised on September 07, 2015 to build the confidence among the youth for the placement.

During the workshop, representatives of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and various cooperate companies delivered lectures and acquainted the participants with the opportunities, requirements and other issues of cooperate world involved during the placement.

It was disclosed that in the placement drive 10-20 corporate companies shall be visiting GDC Udhampur (Boys) campus on days of placement drive for placement of unemployed local youths. It was also informed that the opportunities are open for graduates, Post graduates, professional degree holders and diploma holders engineers between 18-35 years of age.

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