6 Jul 2016

Centum Learning launched a Multi Skill Development Centre at Jharsuguda, Odisha partnering the Ministry of Rural Development under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY). Shri. Kishore Kumar Mohanty, Chairman, Western Odisha Development Council today inaugurated the Multi-Skill Development Centre. Several senior officials were present on the occasion including Mr. Sitaram Patel Additional District Magistrate; Mr. Satya Narayan Dash, Project Director, DRDA; Smt. Lilli Kumari Kulu Addl. Project Director, Admin; Shri Praveen Kumar, CE-DSMS, DRDA.


The Multi-Skill Development Centre will offer skilling in three job roles – Sewing Machine Operator, Retail Trainee Associate and BPO – Voice – that have a very high demand in market. The initial target for the Multi-Skill Development Centre is training nearly 210 candidates in one cycle spanning three months. Speaking on the occasion of the launch Mr. Sanjeev Duggal, CEO and MD, Centum Learning said “It is indeed a memorable day for Centum, as we mark the commencement of skilling youth in Odisha. Through this skilling initiative, we intend to drive sustainable transformation for youth of Odisha.” Centum Learning’s innovative collaboration with various stakeholders including central and state governments, industry bodies, corporates and the academia has ensured that a large diaspora of young Indians are taking up outcome-based skills training to become employable and earn their livelihood.

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