Bihar Skill Development Mission launches 'Recruit, Train, Deploy' model

ANI | Updated: Nov 18, 2017 19:10 IST

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], November 18 (ANI): The Bihar Skill Development mission on Saturday, started a Recruit, Train and Deploy (RTD) model, taking a step further in skilling the youth of Bihar.

This new project will further accentuate in the skilling mission and effectively help in training the youth.

The event saw the participation of more than 10 SSCs i.e. textile, tourism, hospitality, electronics, domestic, media and film.

Most of the SSCs welcomed the 'RTD model', especially the flexibility to industry partners in exercising the trainings and the modularity it provides in trained workers on the job.

SSCs also stressed on the role that they can play in the 'RTD model'. Some suggestions were provided in terms of engaging SSC to bring industry associations and developing quality training programs.

"RTD is the first of its kind scheme modeled on providing flexibility to industry to train candidates from any location having no restriction pertaining to location specificity. The willingness of our department in collaborating with industry, SSCs, and most importantly with training providers in addressing the concerns and developing BSDM as the best model for skilling," said IAS, Principal Secretary, Labour Resources Department and CEO, Bihar Skill Development Mission, Dipak Kumar Singh.

"RTD is an effort in the direction of helping industries and TPs. Kudos to the State Project Management Unit team from EY LLP, ably led by Project Director, Mr. Amit Kumar Pandey for the overall implementation of different skill training programs undertaken by BSDM," he added.

Training providers welcomed the new provision and the flexibility the RTD is providing.

Leading stakeholders including corporates such as representatives from NSDC, Sector Skill Councils, Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, IBM, GE, CREDAI, TCS, HCL, Apollo Medicals, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, ICICI Foundation, ASMAC, Government Officials, attended the program.

"We have onsite skilling models with makeshift class rooms for the purpose of training aspiring candidates," said S Roy from CREDAI. (ANI)