Huge demand of skilled manpower from Punjab in overseas: Minister

DW BUREAU / CHANDIGARH / LUDHIANA

Punjab Minister for Technical Education and Industrial Training, Employment Generation and Training, Tourism and Culture Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said that there is huge demand of skilled manpower from Punjab in overseas and the state government is committed to offer skill development education through ITIs.

Channi was speaking during a function organized on the eve of World Youth Skill Day jointly by Punjab Skill Development Mission and IIAE in Guru Nanak Bhawan in Ludhiana. Channi said that Government has already waged war against the drug menace and has been providing Skill Development Courses to the youths so that they can get enormous chances of employments in their lives. Channi added that Punjab Government is giving this opportunity for the youths so that they can make their bright career in the every sector after getting skill training. He said that a total of 8.21 lakh jobs (Government, private and Self Employment) have been provided by state government. On the occasion, he also honoured the youths who had completed skill development courses.

(editor@dailyworld.in)

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