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India's 1st skill training centre to come up in Odisha: Details, Features, Purpose



India's 1st skill training centre to come up in Odisha: Details, Features, Purpose

Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan announced that the Central Government is planning to set up one National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) in every State to meet the rising demand for skilled manpower in the country.

Dharmendra Pradhan also laid the foundation stone of India’s first such skill training institute at Barang near Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

The skill training Institute costing Rs 160 crore will come up over five acres of land and have state-of-the-art facilities.

The Centre has introduced an array of national and State level projects like Make in India, Digital India, Smart Cities, Clean India, Urja Ganga gas pipeline project and Sagarmala port project which needs a skilled workforce.


Statehood: 1 April 1936 (Odisha Day)

Capital: Bhubaneswar (Also Largest City)

Official Language: Odia

Districts: 30

Governor: Ganeshi Lal

Chief Minister: Naveen Patnaik


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