Hubballli, Dec. 27: The multi skill training centre with 60+ courses setup by GTTC here at the industrial Area was launched on Tuesday.
The inauguration took place in presence of Former Chief Minister and MLA Jagadish Shettar, Skill Development Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan and GTTC MD Raghavendra.
On the occasion a toll free helpline established by the Department of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelyhood was also launched. The Helpline with the number 155 267 would handle queries related to the above department acrostic state. This includes guidance with regard to entrepreneurship also.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister Narayan said, the multi skill training centre set up at a cost of Rs. 20 crores has more than 60 short term and long term courses. This would facilitate youth of the region to become employable, he added.
The state government has been focusing on promoting the growth of semiconductor sector and chip manufacturing. The state would become a front runner in the said domains in next few years, he opined.
In higher education, students from non technical streams are also being provided training in technical skills as per the aspirations of NEP 2020, Narayan emphasised.
To realise the Atma Nirbhar Bharat call given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, quality education and skilled manpower in emerging Technology are very much necessary, he remarked.