The administration is making plans to set up more than 50 novel training centres for advancing talents of personnel in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) segment.
The National Skill Development Corporation plans to offer up skill training to around 150 million individuals by the year 2022.
MSME Secretary Uday Kumar Varma stated, “Of these 150 million, 15 million people have to be skilled through my ministry … I think there is a necessity to set up 52 more tool rooms. At least 2-3 in each state.”
Presently, there are 10 training centres in the nation, comprising in Kolkata, Ludhiana, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar and Jamshedpur.
The individuals would obtain training in tool and dye-manufacturing.
Mr. Varma stated that at present, the ministry is training approximately a million individuals.
“We certainly need to expand the existing ones and create many more tool rooms in the country,” he said.
Tool rooms are self-governing societies financed by the administration. They are money-making bodies and self-sufficing.
The administration offers up finances for capital development and a range of activities including substitution of machines, he said adding around 40,000 individuals receive training in one year in these centres.