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3-day job fair for ITIs, polytechnic students starts
New Delhi | Wednesday, Dec 14 2011 IST
 
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A three-day job fair SOPAN-2011 and AVSAR-2011 , to engage around 8,000 skilled hands by as many as 100 companies, was thrown open here today. In the fair, which was inaugurated by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, two alumni of ITIs were felicitated for earning a package of around Rs one crore each per annum. Ms Dikshit said the government has been concentrating on a number of skilled development programmes with an aim to prepare skilled manpower. Around 100 companies have gathered in the job fair to hunt skilled manpower. They have joined there to offer 6,000 job opportunities for ITI passed out and 2,500 job opportunities to polytechnic passed out. The Chief Minister said the job fair acts as bridge between the students and industries by developing a good match between industries requirement and expectation of the students and it is great advantage that under one single umbrella, the skilled trainees will have multiple options to meet many employers for placements and industries can get their required technical manpower easily. The city government has been concentrating on a number of skilled development programmes with an aim to prepare skilled manpower. It has been finalising the curriculums, keeping in view, the demand in the market for which consultations with industry sector become crucial, she added. There are 71 ITIs, 75 vocational training improvement projects which are offering training in 75 different trades. She added that her government has taken sincere steps as per Prime Minister s Skill Development Programme. To encourage women participation in vocational training, 30 per cent of the sanctioned seats have been reserved for women candidates. The government has constituted the Takniki Shiksha Sansthan Kalyan Samiti to improve the functioning, she added. UNI KK GH 1701

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