Hyderabad, August 27 (INN): The SETWIN (Society for Employment Promotion and Training in Twin Cities) will start 15 training centres across the State in the next two months to give training to the families of police personnel in different skills.
Addressing a press conference after the SETWIN’s Board meeting here, Society’s chairman Mohammad Maqsood Ahmed said that training centres would be set up in 15 battalions of APSP in different districts including Nizambad, Kurnool, Nalgonda, Hyderabad, East Godavari, Khammam and Guntur. While eight centres will be inaugurated on September 1, seven more would start on October 1. Family members of police personnel would be trained in cutting and tailoring, fashion designing, beautician and computer courses. This would benefit around 3,600 candidates.
The SETWIN was established in 1978 with the main objective to generate employment opportunities by providing skill training to school and college dropouts, orphans, destitute women, etc., It activities were expanded to other parts of the State in 2011.
Maqsood Ahmed informed that the SETWIN established 23 own training centres (22 in twin cities and one at Siddipet) and 45 franchise centres throughout the State and providing training in 115 courses. As many as 5.15 lakh students were trained and 1.65 lakh were placed not only in India, but also in Middle East. He said this year the SETWIN proposes to train 8,000 candidates through own training centres.
It has been proposed to open own training centre at each district headquarters by taking the free accommodation from the concerned District Collectors and give training to the unemployed youth. Around 15,600 candidates will benefit from this move. There is also a proposal to sanction one franchise centre of SETWIN at each municipal town to cover both urban and rural youth and it would benefit nearly 6,000 candidates.
Maqsood Ahmed informed that proposals have been submitted to the Mission Director, REEMAP to consider SETWIN as a submission under Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu on par with other organisations. It will benefit around 10,000 candidates across the State.
There is also proposal to train 1,800 candidates under Modular Employable Skills (MES) courses of Government of India through 17 SETWIN own training centres. The successful candidates will be awarded NCVT Certificates which are valid in 40 countries.
Maqsood Ahmed also informed that the presently budget of SETWIN was Rs 10.13 crore and through various training programmes efforts are being made to benefit the unemployed youth in the State.