Haryana signs MoU with NASSCOM, GVF

Chandigarh, Dec 19 - Haryana government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NASSCOM and Global Village Foundation (GVF) to achieve the target of providing employment to 25,000 persons in the next 18 months.

The MoU was signed by CEO, NASSCOM, Shrikant Sinha, Chairperson, GVF, Balram Nandwani and Additional Chief Secretary, Technical Education, Dheera Khandelwal. The MoU was signed in the presence of Haryana Industries Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu during a workshop on Industrial Reforms in Haryana, here today.

As a landmark step, Haryana Technical Education Department has entered into a MoU with an objective of skilling the youth and students of Haryana for employment ready programme through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of corporates. The MoU will provide a direction and purpose to the corporates to effectively utilize their CSR budget for skilling youth of Haryana that makes them job ready.

As a part of the MoU, the Government will announce an ITES Summit soon along with NASSCOM Foundation and GVF where corporates will be inspired to commit and take pledge around skilling objectives. The initiative is in line with Mission Skill India and making Haryana attractive state with job ready resources.

Under the MoU, there will be summits and seminars along with interventions to engage corporates and other departments. As a part of the initiative, colleges and institutes would be identified in various regions of Haryana where youth will be encouraged to enroll in the program through Corporate Sponsorship to take maximum benefit out of this initiative.

Speaking on the occasion, Capt Abhimanyu said that after coming into power, the present State Government has taken various decisions which has created industrial atmosphere in the State. Today, investors from different parts of the country and foreign countries are coming forward to invest in Haryana.

The Government has a target to provide maximum job opportunities to youth by providing skill training to them, he added.

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