Bhubaneswar : Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated World Skill Centre (WSC) at Mancheswar Industrial Area of Bhubaneswar on Friday on the birth anniversary of legendary Biju Patnaik.
World Skill Centre is being found out at a budget of nearly Rs 1342.2 crores.
The World Skills Center, an 18-storey building dedicated to making Odisha the world capital of trained manpower and dedicated to various skills and commerce.
The World Skills Center’s leading TVET Institute, ITE (Institute of Technical Education) is modeled in Singapore, and South Korea’s World Skills, Russia and GIFTS (Global Institute for Transfer Skills).
WSC is being established under Odisha Skill Development. The project has been developed with partnership with ITEES Singapore as knowledge partner, and Asian Development Bank.
“Odisha has made rapid progress in the last five years in terms of capacity building,” The Chief Minister said, we have created new ways for our young people to compete with their competitors anywhere. Our goal is to fulfill their aspirations, to recruit them at the national level.
He further added that the government is investing heavily in creating the infrastructure and future for the future of the youth.
“The World Skills Center will accelerate our efforts by providing advanced skills training to our young people and preparing them for global competition,” he said.
Skills Development and Technical Education Minister Premananda Nayak, Subroto Bagchi Chairman, OSDA, SC Mohapatra, Chief Secretary, Kenichi Yokoyama, DG, Asian Development Bank, Bruce Poh CEO ITEES, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Commission Secretary, SD, and TE Industry leaders were also present during the event.
Subroto Bagchi, chairman of the OSDA, highlighted the success of Daksha-in-Odisha over the past five years and stressed the need to reach out to every village and expand its skills development efforts to the next level.
He emphasized the need for a holistic approach to providing career opportunities to our children and career development at the national level to provide better opportunities for skills development.
He added that the state would create the Odisha Skills Vision 2030 and guide the future efforts of all the implementing departments.
The World Skills Center is being set up with a budget of around Rs 1,342.2 crore. It will run a long-term production and service program as a finishing school for the best among ITI and polytechnic students and will serve as a center for skills development for ITI and polytechnic teachers.
The World Skill Center is ready to launch the first set of refrigeration and air conditioning, mechanical and electrical services, vertical transport, accurate engineering, electronics and electronics technology. Fashion and design and beauty and beauty
The World Skills Center is going to be the nodal agency to prepare the youth of Odisha for the World Skills Competition. Another key role for the WSC is to serve as an industrial partnership and landing center for the Odisha industry for their employment needs.
In the end, the World Skills Center will be the nodal agency for World Skills for the state chapter and prepare the youth of Odisha for the world glory.