The skill training will be initially imparted in four trades - electrician, welder, machinist and fitter and the programme consists of initial basic training of 100 hours.
Vaishnaw said that the telecom reforms package cleared by the Cabinet is adequate for the survival of existing players, and will ensure robust competition in the sector..
He said systematic surveys are being undertaken to link the remotest regions of the country through mobile and internet connectivity.
Once completed the project, of which only around 96 km has been completed, will provide a vital railway link to some of the most backward districts of the State.
Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Special Hirakhand Express will now run with a load combination of 12 coaches as earlier.
In case of Bengaluru Suburban Rail project, the CM said administrative approval has been given, but concession agreement between Karnataka and the Ministry of Railways is still to be signed.
Minister for Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw reviewed the ongoing projects and traffic facility works connecting ports and industries before his departure to New Delhi on Monday.
Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday said the demand for extension of the proposed 19-km long rail line from Junagarh to Dharamgarh will be considered on priority.
Union Minister Vaishnaw announced that a railway project from Junagarh to Ambaguda in Kalahandi district will begin soon.
Vaishnaw also assured to expedite incomplete rail projects
Laying of railway tracks will be expedited on Jeypore-Nabarangpur and Jeypore-Malkangiri lines as soon as land acquisition is completed by the Odisha government.
Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, who is on a four-day visit to Odisha as part of BJP’s ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’, is also scheduled to visit Nabarangpur on Saturday and Kalahandi the next day.
Officials inspected the sites at Phatu Senari and Phaguna Senari villages where a team from Andhra Pradesh had conducted ‘bhumi puja’ for several projects and even carried out a plantation drive.
Union Minister Anurag Thakur also remarked that he has come into politics when politics entered sports.
Says focus is on expediting incomplete projects, bring backward areas to mainstream