Cuttack: Odisha government is planning to set up skill museums in all the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in the state for making youths aspirational in skills, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
The CM said this while inaugurating the state’s first Skill Museum on the premises of Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Khapuria in Cuttack on Saturday.
Dedicating the Skill Museum to the youths of Odisha, Patnaik said it will play a pivotal role in connecting old skills to the new generation. He lauded the efforts of the state government for partnership with international TVET players like ITE, Singapore in skill development.
“Our skilled professionals are now aspiring for winning medals in world skill competitions and quite a good number of young girls are opting skills as a career, which is a positive sign for our Mission,” Patnaik said.
The CM also lauded the effort of the Khapuria ITI for nurturing many skilled professionals in a span of 60 years.
Speaking on the occasion, Odisha Skill Development Authority chairman Subroto Bagchi said four more skill museums will be set up in four ITIs in the state soon.