Smart City NMSCDCL launches skill development and employability

  • By TOI
  • | Saturday | 7th July, 2018

NASHIK: With an aim on holistic economic development of Nashik and making the city more vibrant and livable, Nashik Municipal Smart City Development Corporation Ltd. ( NMSCDCL ) initiated a project aimed at Skill Development and Employability of the youth in the city as part of the Smart City Mission.The project commenced on Tuesday through the successful completion of an industry academia consultative workshop held at Express Inn Hotel.The workshop was chaired by municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe. Based on the industry requirements (gathered from the workshop today), student needs and assessment result, candidates would be selected and assigned trades and institutes. The whole training would be outcome based with focus on learning and job/entrepreneurship. CEO of NMSCDCL Prakash Thavil, representatives of skill development, employment and self employment and tourism departments of government of Maharashtra were also present.The workshop witnessed active participation of more than 50 senior leaders from leading corporates and industry associations like Bosch, ABB, L&T, TCS, CREDAI, Institute of Engineers, Nashik Engineering Cluster, Builders Association, Sandip Foundation, KK Wagh Institute, Nashik Govt. Polytechnic etc.Mundhe shared his vision of making the city a truly “Skill City” by ensuring adequate collaboration with industry, academia and government and ensuring appropriate forward and backward linkages with the stake holders.He elaborated on his plan, "The Municipal Corporation and NMSCDCL would be focusing on skill development of about 10,000 youths in Nashik".To ensure that the right candidates are identified for the right trade and sent to the right institute, he laid down the approach to be taken by NMSCDCL.As part of it, NMSCDCL would conduct workshops across the city for the youth to understand their needs, inviting applications and assessing them (through an assessment test).


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