Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan attended the 2nd Foundation Day of Skill Development Institute and launched several initiatives.
“SDI has acquired 46.172 Acres of land out of 60 acres of land allotted by State Government at Jatni and is inching towards a Mega Model Skill Academy of International Standards to be able to provide skill training to around 50000 youths over the next 10 years in various regular trades related to Hydrocarbons & local industries,” said Pradhan.
A Special postage stamp coinciding with the 2nd Foundation day celebrations of SDI pilot campus was also released with brand logo of SDI Bhubaneswar on Konark theme to reflect rich heritage of Odisha.
A new course on LPG mechanic course was introduced by Pradhan for renewed focus on the safety in use and Maintenance & Repair of Domestic and Commercial LPG installations with proper job role for fresh skilling/ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Entrepreneurship and Self-employment.
On this occasion, five students of SDI Bhubaneswar who have won the state level skill competitions as part of IndiaSkills 2018 in welding 1st, 2nd & 3rd and in Electrical 2nd and 3rd positions were also felicitated.