Around 1,800 students are expected to benefit from the training this year, the official said. In 2016, AISECT had associated with Odisha Madhyamik Shiksha Mission and imparted training in IT-ITEs trade to 2,768 candidates in 42 schools and retail trade in 20 schools of Odisha, said project head of AISECT, Abhishek Gupta.
"Despite a huge demand for skilled workforce, we don't have sufficient people to fill in these vacancies. We welcome the Odisha government's initiative with NSQF. As a social enterprise, we are extremely happy to be associated with it," said Director of AISECT Siddharth Chaturvedi.
Noting that the current education system is heavily tilted towards degree-based education, Chaturvedi said there is an acute shortage of skilled workforce.
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