Skill Development Centre inaugurated

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Deputy General Manager (HR) of HPCL and Secretary of Skill Development Institute, Visakhapatnam Nagesh inaugurated Skill Development Centre at Rajamahendravaram Central Prison.

Central Prison Superintendent M.Varaprasad speaking on the occasion said that the SDI, Visakhapatnam to start Skill Development Centre to impart training to 400 inmates in trades like welding, plumbing and fabrication. He said that it is part of prisoners’ rehabilitation and reformation programme for their livelihood after their release.

The SDI has entered into a MoU with the Central Prison and SDC was inaugurated on the occasion of National Skill Development Day on Saturday.

Nagesh, speaking on the occasion said that the SDC will promote awareness among the inmates. The centre imparts soft skills in addition to training in respective trades. He said that the centre got approval as the special project under the Pradhan Mantri Kausal Vikas Yojana by the National Skill Development Corporation.

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