Assam: Army’s sponsor Multi skill development centre inaugurated at Pengree

A flagship project of Multi Skill Development Centre, sponsored by Indian Army inaugurated at Pengree in Tinsukia District of Assam.


 Pengree  ( Assam )

A flagship project of Multi Skill Development Centre received an overwhelming response from the locals in Pengree of Tinsukia District of which was launched under the initiative of Indian Army Wednesday.

This project has been aligned with the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna and has the objective of providing relevant skill development training to the youth in the area of Pengree with Indianeers Media Pvt Ltd as the Training Partner and thereby empowering them in securing better livelihood.

The centre at Pengree has been sponsored by Dao Division and would function under its direct guidance. Over the past few months, Army has been pursuing selection of trainers, encouraging students to register themselves for the project, and monitoring the provision of infrastructure and equipment for the same.

A constant liaison and coordination by Army with IMPL and infrastructure partners resulted in realisation of this project.  The Centre at Pengree will provide training for tailoring and computer skills to both boys and girls. On completion of the training, the candidates would get National Certification for Skills which would enable them to get good jobs anywhere in the country.

More importantly, it will give the individual an important National Level Qualification on which the candidates attending can build further and achieve greater success. Till now about 150 boys and girls of Pengree and nearby villages have enrolled themselves for this pioneer project. In the first batch, a strength 120 boys and girls would get trained in tailoring and computer skills for a period of three months.

 It will go a long way in creating support system for Skill Development in the area as also contributing to the dream of making India the skill capital of the world.   Indian Army also plans to open more Multi Skill Development Centres at Margherita, Jagun, Kakopathatar, Digboi and Philobari where courses will be offered in logistics management, stitching, embroidery, weaving & computer skills. The locals of the area thanked the Army for its contribution towards realisation of the skill development mission.

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