News Correspondent, abptakmaa, Kolkata, 18th Feb 2020 : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi felicitated candidates who successfully completed their course under the PMKVY and got job offers at the recently concluded Kaushal Mahotsav in Varanasi on Sunday. The Prime Minister was in the holy city to unveil a 63-feet tall statue of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya at an event organised to inaugurate the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Memorial Centre.
● Three candidates awarded by Prime Minister – Rinki Pandey, Manvendra Singh and Sameer Ahmad have been trained under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and Industrial Institutes of Training (ITIs)
● The ‘pancha loha’ statue of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya unveiled today is the tallest statue of the leader in the country and will inspire the youth, and the generations to come
As part of the inauguration, the Prime Minister felicitated 35-year-old Rinki Pandey, from Gorakhpur is specially-abled and trained under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). Rinki received an offer letter from a reputed corporate, Better Place in the job role of Telecaller with a monthly salary of Rs. 16,500. Till date, Nearly 90 lakh candidates have been trained under PMKVY. Then there was 23-year-old Manvendra Singh, who trained at an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Fitter trade. During the Mahotsav, Manvendra was hired by Vastu Vihar, a real estate firm with a monthly salary of Rs. 10,000. Sameer Ahmad has also received training at an ITI in Karaundi for a job role of Computer Operator. He has also been hired by Better Place as a Recruiter with a monthly salary of Rs. 16,500.
The Kaushal Mahotsav, a two-day diversified skill development festival, was organised by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in Varanasi on February 12 and 13. The event acted as a platform to showcase the government’s various skill development initiatives towards providing better and sustainable livelihood to the people of Uttar Pradesh as well as help candidates meet potential employers and understand the various opportunities for skilling and employment available to them. Publicity : Carpediem Communique.