|Skill development issues discussed|
GUWAHATI, Feb 14 - State Innovation and Transformation Aayog (SITA) Vice Chairman Dipok Kumar Barthakur today discussed major issues of skill development with officials of the departments concerned and other stakeholders at a meeting held at his office chamber at Janata Bhawan, Dispur.
The meeting was attended by Nitin Khade, CEO, SITA, and AP Tiwari, Mission Director, Assam Skill Development Mission and its officials, Director of Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Director of Employment & Craftsmen Training, senior officers of the Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship Department (SEED) and Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission (ASRLM) and others.
In the meeting, a detailed discussion was held and the Vice Chairman was apprised about the issues of micro-level skill gap in the State by the officials of ASDM, SEED, IIE, ASRLM and Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training. The meeting decided that the detailed study will be carried out by ASDM in the State through its outsourcing partner KPMG in consultation with IIE with a timeframe of eight months from the date of initiating the study.
The meeting also decided that ASDM, IIE and SEED will coordinate with each other to prepare an action plan for implementing any future project on entrepreneurship by IIE as an implementing partner.