Centum Learning, one of India’s leading skill development and corporate training company and an NSDC partner on October 6 forayed into the hill state of Uttarakhand and opened a Multi-Skill Development Centre at Sitarganj, in Udham Singh Nagar district in partnership with Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission (UKSDM). The centre was formally inaugurated by A. A Hashmi, Auditor –UKSDM and Principal, Government Polytechnic, Sitarganj.
Initially, Centum Multi-Skill Development Centre will offer skilling in only one job role – Solar Photo-Voltaic Installer – Suryamitra which has a very high demand in market. The ‘Suryamitra job role’ comes under the Green jobs that contribute to preserve or restore the environment. It is the need of the hour as the renewable energy sector itself is likely to have two million green jobs in next 10 years.
The centre will be interviewing youth to shortlist and train candidates in different batches spanning three months. Infrastructure at the state-of-the-art Solar lab includes Digital Earth Resistance Tester, Digital Clamp Meter and safety equipments like Nose Mask, Harness. Basis it’s experience in the skilling landscape for over a decade now, Centum Learning has designated a person exclusively for counselling keeping in mind the humongous volume of motivation and inspiration required for youth.
Sanjeev Duggal, CEO and MD, Centum Learning who was present at the opening ceremony said “I strongly believe that skilling in India is akin to evangelizing. We have been actively involved in mobilizing youth in various parts of India for a long time now. But this is the first time that we are venturing into Uttarakhand, keeping in mind the high literacy rate of youth where women are almost at par with men as far as literacy is concerned.” He added that Centum will soon be setting up many more centres in different parts of Uttarakhand