Karnataka govt launches multi-skill training centre in Hubballi
Hubballi, Dec 29 (KNN) The Karnataka Minister for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday inaugurated the Multi Skill Training Centre in Hubballi.
The Multi Skill Training Centre has been set up at the cost of Rs 20 crores under the Government Tool Room and Training Centre (GTTC) at the Gokul Road Industrial Estate.
Addressing the occasion, Narayan said that the over 60 short and long term courses are being offered to help youth become more employable. “We have missed the benefits of first three industrial revolutions and should not miss the fourth,” he said.
He emphasized on the need for further upgrading the quality of education and skilled manpower in emerging technologies for realizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of an ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’.
The Minister said that the government was focusing on promoting the growth of the semiconductor sector and chip manufacturing in the State and in the next couple of years, the State would be a front runner in these areas.
He pointed out that under NEP 2020, students of higher education from non-technical streams were being provided training in technical skills.
MLA and former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, Managing Director of GTTC Raghavendra and others were present at the inaugural ceremony.
Narayan also launched a toll free helpline established by the Department of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood. The helpline (No. 155267) will handle all queries related to skill development and entrepreneurship and all the queries from across the State will be handled at Hubballi. (KNN Bureau)