Kandhamal: A Prime Minister Kaushal Vikash Centre has been inaugurated at Phulbani town on November 6, 2019 by Kandhamal MP Dr. Achyuta Samanta; Phulbani MLA Angada Kanhar and District Collector Dr. Brunda D.
The center is facilitated by KIIT Deemed to be University. As many as 1000 unemployed youths will be imparted training at this center during the first phase. The unemployed girls will be given training on ‘tailoring’ trade, while the boys will get electrician training at this center.
Dignitaries also inaugurated the KIIT Soft Skill Development Center, which would provide English Language and Computer training to make the youths eligible for employment. “Apart from imparting training, the youths will be aptly employed and made self-reliant”, Dr. Samanta stated.
On the occasion, Dr. Samanta declared three incentives for the Phulbani ITI. At least 5 successful tribal students from Phulbani ITI would be enrolled in KIIT Polytechnic free of cost to study Diploma Engineering. He also committed to providing financial assistance to the tune of 10 lakhs from his MP LAD fund for Phulbani. Furthermore, he would help all the pass-out students from Phulbani ITI get employment. All the unemployed youths of Phulbani will obtain the required training and coaching on Computer and English Language education throughout the year, he assured.
Expressing his pleasure on the establishment of such a centre, Phulbani MLA Kanhar said, “Many poor and unemployed youths will get benefited by and large through this Centre.”
Dr. Samanta also thanked Collector, Dr. Brunda for extending her helping hands towards the establishment of such a center.