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Centre nods to 6 ITIs, 10 skill centers in Maoist-hit districts in Odisha

Centre has approved 6 Industrial Training Institutes and 10 Skill Development Centers for 6 left wing extremism affected districts of the state to nurture the talent of the youth and make them capable of employment.


Union minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai stated in the Lok Sabha that 5,36,427 candidates in Odisha have been trained till date under the flagship scheme – Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana and with the opening of these Industrial training institutes and Skill development centers.


There are 48 government ITI colleges, 589 private ITIs and 260 training centres in Odisha, but very few of them are in the Naxal affected areas, hence the establishment of these institutes will ensure betterment of road connectivity, telecom, infrastructural facility, skill development and employment.

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