Skilling Youth Shaping Roadmap For Jharkhand's Development

digitalLEARNING|January 2018

Skilling Youth Shaping Roadmap For Jharkhand's Development

The Government of Jharkhand in its roadmap for development of the State is considering skill training as one of the most important factors along with corruption-free government and a sound industrial policy, says Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das in an interview with Elets News Network (ENN).

What is your vision for Jharkhand for next five years?

In line with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, “Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas”, Jharkhand Government has taken forward the growth story of the State. Our objective is to work for public welfare. I am grateful to the people of Jharkhand for their faith and support in our government. Today, Jharkhand Government is committed to uphold these high standards of governance and at the same time committed to serve people better.

Since the inception of BJP Government in Jharkhand, the State has witnessed many good things. One of the biggest achievements is to head the first stable government in the state since its creation. Besides, we’ve restored people’s confidence in governance which had eroded over the preceding decade. Apart from emerging as a transparent and corruption-free government, we’ve also won the confidence of investors by developing infrastructure and a sound industrial policy. This, in turn, has created jobs. We’ve laid a network of roads for better connectivity within the State. We also have plans to bring electricity and piped drinking water to every household.

What are your focus areas for Jharkhand?

The State government is on a mission to turn coal-rich state into “the power of India”. Jharkhand has been blessed with every natural resource such as coal, bauxite, iron ore, manganese and gold.

One of the major focus areas of Jharkhand Government is skilling of Youth. The government has launched various schemes for employment generation by setting up more industries in the State.

The other three areas where Jharkhand has great potential are -- Agriculture, Industry and IT. To stimulate investment in these sectors and develop infrastructure such as roads and power are also important and we are on right path for the same.

Jharkhand is emerging as the “Skill Destination of India”. “Skilling Youth, Enabling Growth” is the tag line of State’s skill development mission. What is being done and what are the plans to skill more youth of the State?

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