Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Odisha’s first Skill Museum on the premises of Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Cuttack.
The museum, which aims to provide information about skills to students, has been set up in an area of 2600 sq ft. It houses several skill-based equipment and machineries, a world-class exhibition area and an auditorium constructed at a cost of Rs 73 lakh.
Skill Development and Technical Education Minister Usha Devi said the museum is a pilot project to promote skills through ITI. There are plans to implement the concept in other technical institutions of the State, she said.
The State Government wants best employers of the country to look for talent in Odisha’s industrial training institutes and the museum is a step towards it, the Minister added.
Chief Minister interacted with winners of regional skill competitions. Odisha doctors to get incentives upto Rs 30,000 per month