Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes and Tourism A P Anilkumar said that there should be provision to support entrepreneurs besides imparting training in Cybersree project.
Inaugurating the valedictory of the training programme of support engineers of e-Grantz project under Cybersree, organised jointly by C-DIT and SC/ST Departments, the Minister said that the government would provide all assistance necessary to those who had completed training, to become an entrepreneur.
He said funds would not be a problem. The Minister also said that the government would intervene to prevent students of professional colleges from becoming dropouts.
Efforts would be made to increase the pass percentage of SC/ST students in professional colleges.
The Minister also said that steps would be taken to extend the training centres of Cybersree to all districts.
He also assured that efforts would be made to distribute stipends to the participants of e-Grantz project. In all 14 district offices and in the directorates, software engineers would be appointed. Anilkumar said that under his department, a media school would be opened. The facilities at the Ambedkar Bhavan in Mannanthala would be made available for this. C-DIT director Babu Gopalakrishnan presided over the function. Registrar S A Shajahan and Cybersree project manager B Satheesan spoke.