Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal, on Monday directed the skill development mission to hold district investment and skill summits in all districts of the state to train the youth and encourage entrepreneurs.
At a review meeting in Janata Bhawan, Guwahati, the CM said that District Industrial Centres (DICs) should be entrusted with the responsibility of organizing the events in partnership with private industrial players, to meet the government’s target of skilling three lakh youths of Assam.
A total of 400 youths will be skilled as part of a MoU signed by the Assam government with the Singapore government.
30 instructors from the state would visit the Singapore for training in this regard.
The Chief Minister also directed both the PWD and Transport Departments to work together for improving road communication in the state. He asked them to coordinate at district level and involve agencies like NHIDCL, NHAI for bringing faster development in road and transport sector.