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Punjab skill development mission to train youth for jobs in agricultural machinery industry

image Punjab skill development mission to train youth for jobs in agricultural machinery industry

New Delhi, Aug 5 (KNN) The Punjab Skill Development Mission has signed an agreement with Mahindra & Mahindra (Swaraj Division) for imparting skill training to the youth in agricultural machinery.

Under the agreement, skill training will be provided to 444 candidates in Job roles such as Tractor Operator, Tractor Mechanic, Agriculture Machinery Repair and Maintenance Service Provider, Domestic Data entry Operator and CRM Domestic Non –Voice. Each course will be covered in 4-5 Months.


The primary objective of the skill training is to create livelihood opportunities for the youth of the state.

Speaking about the agreement, Secretary, Employment Generation skill Development and Training, Kumar Rahul said that this MoU is a part of Project Hunar under the CSR initiative of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Swaraj Division).He also outlined the future initiative of inviting more industries for such partnerships for the betterment of the youth of Punjab.

“PSDM is engaging with various business groups for setting up of such centres as well as sponsoring various skilling programs for the candidates who are not covered under any other government scheme” Deepti Uppal, Director General, Employment Generation skill Development and Training said.

She further added that in tractor operator course the candidates will also be trained on various equipment like Rotavator, Harvester, Cultivator and Super Seeder adding that the training is free of cost for all the candidates of Punjab.

After the completion of the course, the candidates will be placed in organisations like Tynor Orthotics Ltd., RM Chemicals, Gildolzard Electronics, Swaraj Engines, Reliance SMSL, Aerial Telecom and Competent Synergies.

(KNN Bureau)


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