Pune, June 24: With a view to create more job opportunities for the youth, Pune MP Anil Shirole inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) yesterday at the Sohrab Hall near the Pune railway station. The PMKK which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the year 2015 with a view to increase employment among the youth has reserved at least Rs. 12,000 crore to train them in various departments under under the National Skill Development Corporation, Government of India. Also Read - Flipkart to Ramp Grocery Ops For Contactless Doorstep Delivery

Shirole said that the central government is true to it words and is also committed to this very cause. The PMKK which has been inaugurated in Pune, will be providing training in the following fields- junior software developer, domestic IT helpdesk attendant, field technician networking and storage, field technician, sewing machine operator, hair stylist and retail trainee associate with the help of Rooman Technologies Private Limited. Also Read - EU Stands With India in 'Challenging Time', Modi Says 'Collaboration Essential' to Stop Pandemic

The candidates selected for the same will receive training for at least three to four months, depending on the course. Once the course is completed, each of the candidates will receive a government-approved certificate and also a placement guidance from Rooman Technologies. Also Read - Pressure Mounts on Modi Govt to Impose Nationwide Lockdown; Oppn Says Total Shutdown 'Inevitable' 

Built and equipped with modern technologies, the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra will be training nearly a thousand candidates annually. It is located on the fifth floor, West Wing of the Sohrab Hall near Pune’s railway station.