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Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Skill India Centre in Odisha

New Delhi: The Minister of Education and Minster of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated the Skill India Centre (SIC) in Angul, Odisha today. SIC aims to equip young people with employability and new-age skills in the domestic and global markets. 

The Skill India Centre will benefit around 1000 children annually through specialized training programs and an industry-aligned curriculum. The Skill India Centres, managed by NSDC, endeavour to catalyze entrepreneurship, foster innovation, and streamline operations across diverse sectors.

As per the official release by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Dharmendra Pradhan said “Our overarching vision is to extend our reach to remote communities, and the revitalisation of public education institutions will particularly benefit underprivileged sections of society, empowering them to improve their livelihoods and access better employment opportunities.”

“Around 1,000 children will annually benefit from skill enhancement programmes offered at the centre, thereby, contributing to personal growth as well as the nation’s economic development”, Pradhan added. 

Odisha is all set to establish itself as a hub for futuristic skills. As similar skill centres are also being launched in Deogarh, Sambalpur, and Dhenkanal. 

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