Punjab

PUNJAB BAGS 8 MEDALS IN INDIA SKILL COMPETITIONS

October 07, 2018 04:18 PM

TECHNICAL EDUCATION MINISTER CHANNI CONGRATULATES WINNERS OF NATIONAL SKILL COMPETITION* WINNERS WILL PARTICIPATE IN WORLD SKILL COMPETITION SCHEDULED IN 2019 AT KAZAN, RUSSIA

Chandigarh (FACE2NEWS)

Punjab have brought laurels to the state by winning 8 medals in National Skill Competitions which includes  3 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze and 2 medallions in the. These competitions were held at Aurangabad, Chennai & Delhi from 2nd to 5th October, 2018.

 
 
 
The Minister for Technical Education & Industrial Training and Employment Generation, Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi has congratulated the winners and the team of Punjab Skill Development Mission for this achievement. He said that Punjab Government will provide free training to the Youth of the state to make them skilled and employable as per needs of the global industry.

The minister said that Punjab Government under the Punjab Skill Development Mission will felicitate the winners of National Skill Competitions and ensure that these candidates make their way to the best careers. The medal winners will be trained by India Skills Team further to represent India in World Skill Competition scheduled in 2019 at Kazan, Russia.

Three candidates- Shubham,  Himanshu Vohra and  Soumayjit Dutta won gold medals in Cyber Security, Plumbing &Heating and Cloud Computing respectively. Vinayak Sharma won silver medal in Industrial Control. Yashjit and Gurvinder Kaur won bronze medal in CNC Milling and Concrete Construction respectively. Shagun Vashisht and Sukhvir Singh were awarded medallions of Excellence in Health & Social Care and Joinery as per norms of World Skill Competitions. The winners were rewarded with cash prize of Rs 1Lakh, 75,000 and 50,000 respectively. 

The Secretary Technical Education & Industrial Training cum Member Secretary Punjab Skill Development Mission, Mr. DK Tiwari, mentioned that it is for the first time Punjab Skill Development Mission organized skill competitions in Punjab in 42 skills in which 4800 candidates participated at zonal level. The winners of Zonal Skill Competitions competed in State Skill Competitions held in 26 skills at 20 venues. PSDM facilitated training of these candidates in Industry and Centres of Excellence in Punjab and outside the State. After training, these 52 winners of State Skill Competitions participated in Regional Skill Competitions organized by India Skill held at Lucknow, Chennai, Jaipur and Bhuvneshvar.

He said that 14 candidates continued their journey from regional skill competitions to National Skill Competitions held from 2nd to 6th October, 2018.

Giving details about the winners of the National Skill Comepetion, he said that 3 candidates- Shubham,  Himanshu Vohra and  Soumayjit Dutta won gold medals in Cyber Security, Plumbing &Heating and Cloud Computing respectively. Vinayak Sharma won silver medal in Industrial Control. Yashjit and Gurvinder Kaur won bronze medal in CNC Milling and Concrete Construction respectively. Shagun Vashisht and Sukhvir Singh were awarded medallions of Excellence in Health & Social Care and Joinery as per norms of World Skill Competitions. The winners were rewarded with cash prize of Rs 1Lakh, 75,000 and 50,000 respectively.  

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