Monday, November 6, 2017
Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation MD and CEO K.Sambasiva Rao met Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and explained him about the new project ‘Sangam’ aimed at providing vocational training in different trades for unemployed youth.
Satya Nadella was here on a two-day tour to India. The APSSDC CEO met him in Hyderabad on Monday and explained him of the activities. The project will begin by the end of this month and youth will be trained in eight trades which offer good job opportunities. Training will be imparted to the unemployed youth in electrical and housing wiring, data entry, nursing/general patient assistants, mobile assembly/repair technicians, sewing machine operator, hospitality stewards/waiters and customer sales executive courses .
Sangam project will be launched in four phases in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Tada (Sri City) and Anantapur. In the first phase and training centres will be expanded in seven more in the State later. APSSDC CEO said that it was partnering with Microsoft to leverage the potential of the new project through which 20,000 unemployed youth would be trained in a phased manner.