Meet to focus on entrepreneurial skills

In order to analyze the trends in the sectors across apparel, hospitality, construction, retail, electrical and electronics and healthcare,  a CxO (Chief operating Officer/ Chief Executive Officer) meet was held by ORMAS, where Chairperson of Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA) Subroto Bagchi exhorted the “ Project Implementation Partners” and employers to pay good wages, good living conditions, enhance entrepreneurial skills by collaborating with the World Skill Center and to bring out the human element of the Skilling Eco-system in the state.

Principal secretary of Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water department Sushil Lohani focused on the need to have a professionally managed training programme at the PIA level. He further urged the employers to treat this endeavour as a social responsibility which will also improve their brand value and image.

Since the inception in 2014, DDU-GKY in Odisha has trained 2,17,183 candidates and placed 1,50,705

candidates in various states and companies including 250 candidates in foreign countries. In 2022-23 also, around 15,000 candidates have already been trained and around 10,000 are placed.

Besides, Pradip Kumar Amat, Minister Panchyati Raj & Drinking Water inaugurated Chief Operating Officer/ Chief Eexecutive Officer(CxO) Meet where Around 50 employers, 60 PIAs and 30 Sector Skill Councils participated. Subroto Bagchi, Chairperson, Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA) as Chief Speaker.

A number of other initiatives are being taken in the skilling sector by ORAMS in plumbing and solar electrification, mining, Shipping and allied sectors.

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