New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), currently engaged in transforming NDMC area into a Smart City with global benchmarks, has embarked on a large scale skill development drive for enhancing employment opportunities and increasing productivity as mandated under the Smart City Mission Guidelines.
New Delhi Municipal Council Smart City Limited (NDMCSCL), a Special Purpose Vehicle formed for executing the Smart City plan, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in this regard in the presence of Minister of Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy.
The MoU was signed by Juhi Kumar, CEO of NDMCSCL and Manish Kumar, Managing Director and CEO of NSDC.
Speaking on the occasion, Naidu said that Smart City development focuses on employment generation and every Smart City needs to have at least one skill development centre. Skill training and development is essential for realising the “full potential of the country’s human resources”, he said.