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DC Leh discusses formation of District Skill Committee under PMKYV

Last Updated on March 16, 2021 at 1:27 pm

Deputy Commissioner (DC), Leh Shrikant Suse today convened a meeting to discuss the formation of a District Skill Committee (DSC) in Leh district.

The objective of forming the District Skill Committee is to promote various activities and interventions under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and to ensure quality, consistency and convergence in the skill development of the district.

DC Leh Shrikant Suse apprised the officials of the objectives of the DSC, including integrating the efforts of public and private enterprise, providing skill development courses and bringing them under a single umbrella to ensure effective coordination and monitoring. He exhorted the officials to identify and formulate the courses based on local demands to be rolled-out in a phased manner.

He also directed the officials to form a core group of the committee. DC Leh impressed upon the officials to conduct meetings with stakeholders, including those engaged in the tourism and construction sector, to assess the demands of the industries.

Earlier, the Superintendent of Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Leh, gave a presentation on the objectives and functions of the District Skill Committee to the officials. It included assessing the nature and skill-gap across the district, the mobilisation of trainees, generating awareness among the unemployed youth about various vocations/trades, organising and conducting counselling sessions and Kaushal Mela and the importance of database from the various departments and the identification of courses.

Chief Planning Officer, Leh; Deputy Director, Employment, Leh; Assistant Director, Tourism, Leh; General Manager, District Industries Centre; Assistant Labour Commissioner, Labour Department; Chief Education Officer, Leh; District Social Welfare Officer; Wildlife Warden, Leh; Superintendent, ITI Leh; Executive Manager, Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI); Manager, District Lead Bank among others were present during the meeting