Union Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Labour & Employment, Shri Rameswar Teli distributed the course completion certificate and appointment letter to the successful candidates of Skill Development Institute, Guwahati (SDIG), in a ceremony organised at Pipeline Headquarters of Oil India Limited (OIL) at Guwahati. Shri Sushil Chandra Mishra, Chairman & Managing Director, OIL, senior officials of OIL, faculty and trainees of SDIG were also present at the event. The programme also commemorated ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’- 75 glorious years since India attained independence.
Shri Teli congratulated the successful trainees of SDIG and appreciated the stellar role being played by the SDIG in transforming the lives of the trainees and their families. He lauded the efforts of the SDIG, OIL and training faculty for imparting skill training in 16 trades to more than 1,000 youths annually from the North East region of the country. He said under the visionary leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the Central Government has laid great stress on the skill development of our youth so that they become ‘AtmaNirbhar’ and contribute towards nation building. The success of the passed out youth shall also inspire other youth of the region to take up skill development courses. A coffee table book on the success stories of the trainees of SDIG, compiled by Pragati Edutech, was also released by the Minister in the presence of distinguished guests.
Skill Development Institute, Guwahati is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative of Oil India Limited (OIL), India’s second largest National Exploration & Production company, with support from other oil & gas PSUs under the aegis of Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt of India, established to empower youths of the country by providing them with skills training to enhance their employability in various sectors.