Harsimrat Kaur rolls out nationwide skill program

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Sep 09, 2015 11:27 IST

To transform skilled manpower into innovative entrepreneurs and thriving employers, the Union food processing industries ministry has launched extensive skills training program in 30 centres across 11 states under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.

Union food processing industry minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal while launching the nation-wide skilling campaign in the presence of minister for state Sadhavi Niranjan Jyoti said creating a pool of skilled manpower was necessary for India to emerge as a super power.

The minister called upon the food industry, particularly the bakeries, to be an active partner in India's march towards being a global player in economic sphere by adopting innovative techniques. She pressed for the use essential vitamins and minerals in processed foods so that they reach the top-notch standards and eventually earn a reputation for themselves worldwide thereby helping in the making of 'Brand India' a force to reckon with in the world food industry.

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