IEP Chandigarh, February 20
Reiterating the firm commitment of my government to open new vistas of employment for youth, as many as 37,566 persons have got employment. With this, out of 495 MOUs signed during the tenure of the present Government under Enterprise Promotion Policy, 188 have been implemented or are under implementation with an investment valuation of Rs 26,002 crore.
This was stated by Haryana Governor while delivering his address on the first day of Budget Session of the 14th Haryana Vidhan Sabha which commenced here today.
Sh. Bandaru Dattatraya further informed that to attain the goal of Viksit Bharat by 2047 and to attain the true potential of India during the Amrit Kal, skilling and empowerment will be the key enablers. My Government will provide all round facilities for holistic development of youth and encourage entrepreneurship.
He said that a complete ecosystem for starting new entrepreneurial activities and start ups will be provided by the incubation centres and innovation hubs. These incubation centres will help in development of ideas, access of credit, provision of skilling and personality development.
“My Government will provide skilling programs on emerging technologies such as drone technology, blockchain technology, 5G technology, cloud infrastructure, etc, said Sh. Bandaru Dattatraya,” shared Sh. Bandaru Dattatraya.
Buniyaad Programme’ for Class 9 students
The Governor said that to develop scientific temper among students and to promote their interest in science and mathematics subjects, the Government has rolled out ‘Buniyaad Programme’ for Class 9 students. Currently, under this programme, 2,900 students are studying through online mode at the 51 Buniyaad centres established in various districts, he informed.
“In order to achieve the objectives set by New Education Policy 2020, many initiatives have been taken by my Government which include tablet-based e-Adhigam scheme, innovative teaching-learning practices for early grades under the NIPUN Haryana Mission, establishment of STEM labs to enhance critical thinking and 21st century skills, provision of career counselling, provision of free transportation and sanitary napkins for girl students,” informed Sh. Bandaru Dattatraya.
He said that vocational education is being provided in 1,186 schools of Haryana imparting 15 vocational skills. Besides this, 1.9 lakh students have been enrolled under vocational education from Class 9th to 12th.
The Governor further informed that as many as 50 Incubation Centres have also been established to provide the industry exposure to the students. Advanced Training and Learning (ATAL) Centre is being established by AICTE at DCRUST Murthal.
Placement percentage of technical students in polytechnics is almost 74 percent
Sh. Bandaru Dattatraya informed that to enhance the employability of students of technical education, Government has established Centres of Excellence (CoE) in four Government Polytechnics. Placement percentage of technical students in polytechnics is almost 74 percent and the department has established startup incubators in 5 Districts.
A science centre namely Aryabhatta Vigyan Kendra is being set up on 5 acres of land at Ambala Cantt, he said.
Through HKRNL, 6,736 Deployment offer Letters issued to new candidates
The Governor said that with the objective of providing contractual manpower to all Government entities in Haryana in a transparent, robust and equitable manner, Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam (HKRN) has been setup.
“Under this new system, about 6,736 Deployment offer Letters (DoL) have been issued to the fresh candidates. Further, about 1.06 lakh existing contractual manpower in various government organizations have been taken over by HKRN. All statutory compliances relating to EPF/ESI and Labour welfare, etc. are being taken care of along with payment of wages in time,” said Sh. Bandaru Dattatraya.
He informed that provision has been made for the ‘single registration’ and ‘common eligibility test’ to free the youth from applying for government jobs multiple times.
“During the current year, 13,275 posts in Group C were filled by recruitment. Further, 56,354 posts are under process of recruitment for group C and D. Similarly, Haryana Public Service Commission has recommended 777 candidates for appointment to various posts in different departments of the State. The recruitment process for 7,862 posts has been initiated by the HPSC,” shared the Governor.
Haryana has emerged as sports powerhouse
We feel a great sense of pride as soon as the achievements of the youth of Haryana are mentioned in sports. Duirng the tenure of present State Government Sports University of Haryana has been established at Rai, Sonepat. Besides this, and Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai, Sonepat has also been brought under the administration of the University, said the Governor while terming Haryana as sports powerhouse.
He said that the State has successfully hosted 4th Edition of ‘Khelo India Youth Games-2021’ in Panchkula from June 4 to 13, 2022 in which 8,500 players/officials from 36 States & UTs participated.
“With 137 medals, Haryana secured first position in these games. With 128 medals including 41 gold, Haryana came 2nd in medals tally, in Khelo India Youth Games held in Madhya Pradesh,” informed Sh. Bandaru Dattatraya.
He further informed that in the Commonwealth Games-2022, 42 players from Haryana were part of Indian contingent comprising 210 players. India won 22 Gold, 16 Silver and 23 Bronze medals while players from Haryana alone won 09 Gold, 04 Silver and 07 Bronze medals contributing 32.78 percent of total 61 medals won by India, he asserted.
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