Advisor to Prime Minister of India visits IL&FS Skills School at Ganderbal
Mr. T K A Nair, Advisor to Prime Minister of India recently visited IL&FS Skills School at Ganderbal. The IL&FS team took him through the various aspects of the skill school, linkages with companies for jobs, local community and education institutes.
Mr. Nair emphasised that youth of the valley needed to be offered on-the-job training, post placement support and access to multimedia content for stimulated learning experience. He complimented IL&FS Skills for following a learner centric approach and ensuring that the training leaves a long term change in the lives of the candidates.
IL&FS Skills School Ganderbal has been established under Himayat, a flagship skill training programme initiated by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India to address the issue of high rate of unemployability amongst the Kashmiri youth in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
IL&FS has been one of the first partners to take part in this program and is currently offering placement linked skills training programs in Retail, IT and BPO sectors.