Source : Orion Edutech
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 5:47PM IST (12:17PM GMT)
Orion Edutech Pvt Ltd in Partnership with National Skills Development Centre Celebrates India’s 1st World Youth Skills Day
Kolkata, West Bengal, India


  • Orion Edutech formally launches PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna)
  • Handed over certificates to 250 successful students of West Bengal enrolled in PMKVY project pilot phase

Orion Edutech, India's leading skill development company, today celebrated the First World Youth Skills Day and announced the official launch of PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna). Dr. Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Loksabha MP of West Bengal inaugrated the grand ceremony in Kolkata along with Manish Agarwal, Founder and Director, Orion Edutech. Some of the other special guests include; RN. Banarjee, Director, Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development, Govt. of West Bengal, Mr. A.K.Verma, GM-East, Canara Bank, Mr. Deepak Awasthi, Dy. Director of Apparel Sector Skill Council, Col. Anand Sen, Telecom Sector Skill Council, Mr. PK Argarwak, Chairman of RUPA and Nihir Ghosh, Head HR, Spencer were also present at the event.
Over 250 successful students of West Bengal were handed over certificates from the Ministry of Skill Development & Entreprenuership and NSDC who were enrolled in PMKVY project pilot phase. On the spot offer letter were issued to the PMKVY Students, who have completed training in Apparel, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Beauty and Wellness and Retail sectors during the pilot phase. Additionally, Skills loan was provided by Canara Bank to 300 students without any mortgage under the scheme for the loan for vocational training and education.
Manish Agarwal, Founder and Director, Orion Edutech who was also present at the venue said “We feel proud that this sector has been recoginized globally and we would like to thank Canara Bank, NSDC and MSDE for providing Skill loan to 300 economically disadvantaged candidates today. We are proud to officaly launch PMKVY Scheme today which is part of SKILL INDIA Mission of our Hon. Prime Minsiter, Narendra Modi. Orion has the target to skill1 lakh canidates within FY16 under PMKVY Scheme out of National target of 21 lakhs.”
About Orion Edutech:

Orion Edutech is India's leading skill development company, incorporated in 2007 by its cofounders – Manish Agarwal & Sanjeev Kothari, provided training to more than 1.4 million job aspirants and provide  placement  to make than 0.1 million candidates in more than 350 companies from their 150+ training centres spread across 19 states in India. Orion Edutech is an NSDC Partner company and has target to Skill 2 million candidates by 2022 in various sectors like IT & IteS, Telecom, Retail, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Beauty & Wellness, Apparel Manufacturing & Designing, Health Care and Capital Goods.

Photo Caption: 
Dr. Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Loksabha MP, West Bengal, AK. Verma, GM, Canara Bank and Manish Agarwal, Director Orion Edutech along with the graduated students

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