Aman Arora Orders Survey To Check Feasibility For Expansion Of C-Pyte Camps
Employment Generation Minister reviews the functioning of C-PYTE & Punjab Skill Development Mission
Chandigarh : In order to ramp-up C-PYTE Camps for imparting training to the youth aspiring to join military and paramilitary forces, Punjab Employment Generation, Skill Development and Training Minister Mr Aman Arora directed the department officials to conduct a survey to check the feasibility to further expand C-PYTE (Centre for Training & Employment of Punjab Youth) Camps in the state.
Mr Aman Arora, who was chairing a review meeting, asked Director General C-PYTE Major General (Retd.) Rambir Singh Mann to revamp existing C-PYTE Camps, for which required budget will be allocated by the state government as Chief Minister S Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government has been striving hard to provide employment opportunities to the youth.
Reviewing the functioning of Punjab Skill Development Mission, Mr Aman Arora said that the main objective of the Mission should be enabled the youth to take up industry-relevant skill training, which will help them in securing a better livelihood.
He reiterated that the main focus should be on bridging the gap between skilled manpower and industry requirements, while asking the officials to start the training courses according to needs of industry so that skilled youth don’t have to face any hardship to get jobs.
Dwelling on the employment facilitation for youth, the Employment Generation Minister said that the C-PYTE training would help the youth to channelise their energy in a better way and give them direction to live a disciplined life.
“C-PYTE can play a pivotal role in imparting training to youth aspiring to join the Armed Forces and Central Armed Police Force (CAPF),” he said. He also emphasised to work harder to further improve the functioning of C-PYTE.
Secretary Employment Generation Mr Kumar Rahul, Director Ms Deepti Uppal, Director Technical Education Mr DPS Kharbanda, SE Rural Development Mr TS Multani, Joint Director Ms Sanjeeda Beri and other senior officials of the department were also present in the meeting.
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