Kazheto Kinimi, Advisor for Skill Development, Labour & Employment and CAWD inaugurating the National Institute of Professional Studies (NIPS) at Walford Colony, Dimapur on April 13. (Photo Courtesy: PMKVY)
DIMAPUR, APRIL 15 (MExN): MLA and Advisor, Skill Development, Labour & Employment and CAWD, Kazheto Kinimi inaugurated a new skill development training centre, called National Institute of Professional Studies (NIPS) at Walford Colony, near Toyota Showroom in Dimapur on April 13.
NIPS will impart free training and 100 percent job placement under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), which is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, in collaboration with Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Nagaland.
Speaking on the occasion as Special Guest, Kinimi urged upon the youths of Nagaland to avail of the training opportunities in the skill development sector and become independent and self reliant instead of looking for only government jobs. The NIPS training centre will impart free training in the following courses: Makeup Artist, Retail Sales Associate and Front Office Associates. Along with their respective courses, students will also be imparted free basic computer training under digital literacy programme which is inbuilt into the course curriculum. The minimum educational qualification required for the above courses are Class 10 pass and 12 pass and above. On successful completion of the course, candidates will be offered 100 percent job placement across India.
The Director of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Nagaland C. Lotam Chang, who also attended the inaugural function, highlighted about the different central schemes presently ongoing in Nagaland and urged upon the educated unemployed youths to get themselves trained in various soft skills and take full advantage of the free training opportunities that the govt is providing.
Others who attended the function included Ravi Kankani, Director NIPS, Amento S Chishi, Centre Director, Kuhoi Zhimo and Hejeto Chishi, both former DMC members, along with parents and students. The programme commenced with an invocation prayer by Vilopu Yeptho, Pastor Faith Baptist Church, Dimapur and the programme was chaired by Lothunglo Kikon.