DECT, Meghalaya - CIDC - Job Oriented Vocation Training Programme

Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training, Department of Labour, Government of Meghalaya have joined  hands with Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) (the apex nodal body established by Planning Commission, Govt. of India and the Construction Industry) to provide employment oriented training programme for the unemployment youths of Meghalaya. An MOU was signed on 29nd February 2012 to fulfil the objective.

The main objective of this programme is to impart training/skill development and placement of 400 unemployed youth of Meghalaya in construction industry under Skill development training course. The candidates are mainly underprivileged and from economically weaker section of the society. Such trainees have been selected from entire Meghalaya state. The Training has been provided in various construction trades namely mason, shuttering carpenter, bar bender, painter, general works supervisor, land surveyor, safety inspector, store keeper, lab technician and site accountant.

The programme per batch is of 3 months duration and weekly performance and assessment tests are conducted followed by final examination. The certification is completed thereafter, and the trainee is given an opportunity to participate in the placement meets organized every month in CIDC. The age limit for the trainee is 18years to 35 years.

The training is being imparted at CIDC Training hub “Vishwakarma Pratham” located in Faridabad.
In order to enable the trainees to develop the skills and prepare them for the intended job responsibility, rigorous ground work activities are being imparted at the site.

This structured training empowers the students with skill sets and knowledge about the specific trades, advancement of technology & makes them aware with recent trends and best practices in construction industry in a short period.

This job oriented skill development training program is not only providing meaningful employment to the unemployed youth of Meghalaya but also believes that construction activities generate positive and social impact in the community. It also helps in creation of dedicated resource pool of skilled and certified construction workforce for nation building.

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Press Release -CIDC Signs MoA with Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training , Department of Labour Govt. of Meghalaya

For further details, please contact,

Mr. Deepak Mazumdar
Addl. Director (Projects)
Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC)
801 Hemkunt Chambers, 89, Nehru Place, New Delhi-110019
Ph: 01126489992, 26234770, 41617971, Fax: 011-26451604
 Mobile: 91+9811644761
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