Taking into account the job prospects in the automobile industry, an automobile skill training centre will be set up in Chathannoor, Labour Minister Shibu Baby John said.
He said that the training institute, proposed to be launched in cooperation with the international automobile firms, will aim at producing ready-to-employ skilled manpower for the automobile industry.
The Minister was inaugurating the District Employability Centre on the premises of the District Employment Office here on Monday.
The Minister said that the department will set up another training centre to impart technical training for the security services sector at the Technocity, Thiruvananthapuram.
A skill development centre for the nursing sector, offering training to around 5,000 students will also be opened in the Technocity.
“A deal has been signed with the Technocity authorities in this regard,” Shibu Baby John said.
The Minister also announced that the construction works of the Indian Institute of Infrastructure and Construction in Chavara would commence in August.
On the Employability Centres, the Minister said that the centres aim at developing skilled manpower based on the employment opportunities.
All candidates registering online with the centre will undergo counselling and will be imparted necessary training after identifying their skills and shortcomings.
Post training employability centres will offer placement facilities for the candidates.
P K Gurudasan MLA presided over the function.