Vice President of India lays Foundation Stone for the first Regional Vocational Training Institute (RVTI) in Hyderabad

 

Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has laid the foundation stone for Regional Vocational Training Institute in Hyderabad, which is the first of its kind for the State of Telangana boosting skill development opportunities among women ready to contribute to the country’s workforce.

The competent authority has approved the expenditure of Rs. 19,95,90,000/- for construction of building for RVTI-Hyderabad. RVTI campus will be spread over approximately four acres of land with the campus of ATI-Vidyanagar, Hyderabad. Once established in its new permanent building, around 1000 trainees would be trained here every year. This RVTI is expected to cater to the vocational training needs of 480 women annually in regular courses under Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS) and Craft Instructor’s Training Scheme (CITS) and around same number of candidates would be trained under various short term courses in skill areas having a high market demand. The courses identified to be run in this Institute are Fashion Design & Technology, Architectural Assistantship, Cosmetology, Front Office Assistant, Secretarial Practice (English), Food and Beverages Service Assistant.

From the venue of the event, Vice President e-inaugurated and launched training at five PMKKs and dedicated these centres to the people of India. Five PMKKs which are e-inaugurated today from Hyderabad are located at Etah (Uttar Pradesh), Phulpur (Uttar Pradesh), Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh), Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) and Dhar (Madhya Pradesh).

Under the overall leadership of Prime Minister shri Narendra Modi, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), through the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), has pioneered to establish Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) in every district of India.