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 - Lockdown 5.0: CMs Favour Extension of Lockdown With Economic Relaxation, Amit Shah Briefs Modi Ahead of May 31

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 - Lockdown 5.0 Guideline Likely by Tomorrow, Shutdown to be Extended by 15 More Days; Here's How it May Look Like

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 - Lockdown 5.0 or Exit Blueprint? Amit Shah Meets PM Modi at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, Day After Holding Talks With CMs

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.