By Naresh Mitra
GUWAHATI: Assam has got a dedicated institute for imparting skill development training to the youth in the state.
Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union petroleum and skill development minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday dedicated the Skill Development Institute, Guwahati to the nation.
The institute has been set up at Uttar Phulung in North Guwahati.
The institute has been set up by Oil India Limited as per the directive of ministry of petroleum and natural gas in line with similar skill development institutes established by other major oil and gas sector PSUs in other parts of the country. The aim of the institutes is to cater to the skill development requirement for need the youths of northeast and enhance their employability in hydrocarbon as well as other sectors.
Initially industrial electrician (Oil & Gas) and industrial welder (Oil & Gas) courses have been adopted in the Institute, which are listed in National Qualification Registrar under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.