Narendra Modi in Kanpur: PM to Launch Skill Development Projects Today
Today, 19th December, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the country’s first ever Indian Institute of Skills at Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
This idea was conceptualized by PM Modi during his visit to Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education.
Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Institute of Technical Education, Singapore has decided to open an institute first ever of its kind in the country.
This institute is inspired by the Singapore model of training and the institute would adopt various best practices from the country. The Ministry has decided to have such six institutes.
Today PM Narendra Modi will also launch major of skill development projects for the youth of the country that include Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras (PMKKs) and Drivers’ Training Institutes.
Also PM Narendra Modi will address his sixth Parivartan Rally in Kanpur as part of BJP’s election campaign for the ensuing assembly elections in the state.
This event would also witness strategic partnership with various industries that will train and employ around 4 Lakh youth over the next 3 years.
Previously, PM Modi had addressed rallies at Ghazipur, Agra, Kushinagar, Moradabad and Behraich. There are also four Parivartan rallies taking round across the state which were initiated by BJP national president Amit Shah from Saharanpur.
These rallies will cover around 17 thousand kilometer journey across all 403 Vidhan Sabha segments in the state.