On the occasion, Mr Arun Kumar Jha, Director General, NIESBUD said, "In a country like India, there is huge untapped potential in terms of entrepreneurship and skill development.
NIESBUD has trained more than 3,50,000 people so far.
NIESBUD mission is to Promote, Support and Sustain Entrepreneurship and Small Business through Training, Education, Research, Consultancy and other interventions throughout the Globe.
Way to Transform Shridhar University Pilani has joined hands with NIESBUD for conducting training programmes in Mobile Repairing, DTP etc for Scheduled Caste candidates in and around Pilani.
Congratulating the Secretary, MSME and NIESBUD
, the Minister Shri Kalraj Mishra, expressed the hope that this Initiative, the first of its kind in the sphere of micro, small and medium enterprises would assist skilled unemployed persons in getting gainful employment in different industrial sectors besides helping NIESBUD
in further improving its training activities.
Earlier addressing the Governing Council of NIESBUD
, the Minister emphasized the desirability of increasing the conversion rates of the trained persons for enterprise creation from the present levels of 7% to 15%.
has provided training to 1,27,768 persons as on September 30, 2012 through 4,764 different training programmes since its inception in July 1983.