August 30, 2017 08:29 AM

New Delhi (Face2News)

Mr. Rajnath Singh, Home Minister on Tuesday inaugurated ‘YUVA’– an initiative of Delhi Police to engage and steer street children & youthtowards the mainstream of society, providing them opportunities to realisetheir potential and to utilize it professionally through skill develop menttraining. Sh. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State (IC), Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship & Sh. Anil Baijal, Hon’ble Lt. Governor,Delhi were Guests of Honor of the event, while Sh. Rahul Chaudhry, Chairman(Delhi State), CII, Sh. Rajesh Agarwal, Jt. Secy, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Sh. Mannish Kumar CEO & MD, NSDC were alsopresent to grace the occasion. The event was telecasted live on Delhi PoliceTwitter handle.

* Paperless process of selection of candidates.*
*269candidates to be trained in 26 skills across 36 centres.
*Candidatesto be imparted job oriented training and provided jobs in collaboration withNSDC & CII.
*Schemeapplauded by Hon’ble Home Minister.


Mr. Madhur Verma Public Relations Officer, said Delhi Police has tied up with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Confederation ofIndian Industry (CII) for providing mass job linked skill training for thisselected youth. National Skill Development Corporation shall be providing skilltraining to this youth under ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna’ (PMKVY) andCII will provide job linked training through its Sector Skill Councils who areconnected to industry and thereby provide job guarantee.

Speaking on theoccasion Sh. Amulya Patnaik, Commissioner of Police, Delhi thanked Hon’ble HM and Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Hon’ble LG fortheir guidance and support in making this Community Policing initiative a bigsuccess. He informed that so far, 2,269 candidates have been selected to betrained by 36 training partners in 45 skills in the next three months. Thewhole process of selection of these candidates is paperless. The idea is toreconnect the youth that has alienated from society.

Sh. Sanjay Baniwal, Spl.Commissioner of Police, WSA&M presented a blueprint of the scheme andinformed that candidates for this programme have been selected on the basis oftheir their counselling conducted by professional counsellors of NSDC to selectthe skill for this training based on their qualification and their interest.NSDC and CII shall also give skill certificates to all the participants in thecompletion of the course and these institutions will also assist in providingthe trained youth get jobs in the industry under PMKVY Scheme. At present 8 skilltraining centres have started in different districts in Delhi, while total of32 police station buildings have been identified where Skill DevelopmentCenters would be opened at the earliest.

Sh. Anil Baijal, Hon’ble LG, Delhi expressed his happiness that he has seen a lot of change in marketperception about Delhi Police, due to the force’s initiatives in communitypolicing and its ‘connect’ with lower sections of society, especially youth. Hesaid the youth trained under this scheme will be Brand Ambassadors of DelhiPolice and will set an example for other states, to follow.

In his address, Sh.Rajiv Pratap Rudy laid stress on professional training over academic knowledge.He defined the term kaushal as expertise in non-academic fields whichare as important as theoretical knowledge. He also wished that the youth whichis running away from police may go hand in hand with them with projects such asYUVA. He presented the figures that workforce average age in India is 29 yearsas against USA’s 46, which means our workforce has more potential than othersand all we need to do is to tap that energy. that He said Hon’ble PM’s visionof Make in India can only be fulfilled by Makers of India.

Sh.Rajnath Singh,  Home Minister in his address stated that he was surprised with delight that Delhi Police has associated itself such a big project in community policing.

He greeted the Commissioner of Police, Delhi andLG, Delhi for this praiseworthy initiative which will definitely improve theimage of Delhi Police and will take police-public relations to a new high. Helaid stress that though core policing i.e. crime prevention in itself is a hardtask, but community policing via social interactions can give a new dimensionto policing. He expressed his faith in lower ranks of police which connectdirectly with citizenry, especially the lower strata of the society. Finally,he stated that ability and talent is spread all over, be it a JJ cluster orstreets of India and Delhi Police has given an opportunity to deprived youth toshowcase their hidden talents. 

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