Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala starts Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojna Training Programme

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Shri Ashwani Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways 17.09.2021 virtually inaugurated the Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana for youth in 75 Railway Training Institutes of Railways from New Delhi on 17.09.2021. The yojana was launched at Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala in the presence of Shri Ravinder Gupta, General Manager, RCF.

  • Under this programme, technical training will be imparted in Fitter, Welder, Machinist and Electrician trade. 
  • These four trades are very important and they are required in any industry. 
  • It should be noted that in RCF, training is given to youth under act apprenticeship too. 
  • The first batch of 120 youth (girls and boys) started o­n 13.09.2021 for 3 weeks in 4 trades. 
  • There are 30 candidates each in Electrician, Welder, Machinist and Fitter trade.
  • RCF will train more than 1000 youth within the next 3 years to enhance their skills in various technical areas. 
  • RCF has enrolled maximum youth in 75 Railway Training Institutes spread over various Zonal Railways and Production Units imparting training under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
  • On this occasion, General Manager Shri Ravinder Gupta had an interactive session with the youth who are in RCF for technical training and encouraged them.
  • He said that through this programme, industry based skill training would be provided to the youth of the country so that they could be able to get employment besides setting up their own business. 
  • This will prove to be effective in increasing the skills of the youth and making them self-reliant. 
  • Through this scheme, youth will be able to get free skill training after completing their education and will be able to get better employment opportunities in new industries. 
  • Apart from this, youth will also become a participant in the process of nation building. 
  • Shri Gupta said that RCF will ensure that all facilities are provided to the youth under this programme.
  • It is worth mentioning that Rail Vikas Yojana is being organized by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) to realize the dream of self-reliant India. 
  • Through this scheme, technical training of about 100 hours will be provided in 18 working days. 
  • After imparting the training, certificates will also be given to the youth.

Source: RCF, Kapurthala-Press Release | Image Credit (representational): MoR

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