Skill development and training have been considered as one of the major priority by the central Government. In this regard, Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(I/C), Giriraj Singh inaugurated a Multi-Disciplinary Training Centre (MTDC) of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat in New Delhi. Samadhan is an industrial training institute set up on PPP mode with the MSME Ministry, to provide comprehensive industry and business related guidance and quality knowledge to entrepreneurs, industries, corporate and institutions.
The government is taking a social enablement approach which ultimately includes the rural unskilled and semi-skilled workforce.
The Minister also inaugurated a mustard-oil manufacturing unit at the KVIC office at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat.
Speaking on this occasion, the Minister said that the institute must work as an innovative social advisor for imparting valuable domain-specific knowledge to generate more successful entrepreneurs and industry ready professionals. Giriraj Singh expressed hope that the institute will provide the platform that will help in a creating large number of start-ups, by developing different models where initial investment, incubation, and development through commercialization may be coordinated among all of the participants.
KVIC Chairman, Vinai Kumar Saxena, said live streaming of videos of industrial training, video lectures by industry experts about capital investment and industrial processes, will help create a broader platform for KVIC programmes.
MSME Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Panda and other officials of the Ministry of MSME and KVIC were present on this occasion.
Giriraj Singh also planted Moringa saplings in the premises of the mustard oil manufacturing unit at the MTDC.