Industry Round Table on Skilling and Internship was conducted on 22 November 2017 at the Collector’s Conference Hall, Malappuram District. Welcoming the guests Sri.s. Sumi M.A, District Programme Manager ASAP, deliberated on the scope of ASAP and its relevance in the industry and the community.
Sri. Amith Meena IAS, District Collector, Malappuram, inaugurated the meeting. The Meeting was chaired by Sri. T. Abdul Vahab, General Manager, District Industries Centre. In his inaugural speech, Sri. Amith Meena IAS asked the delegates to actively engage the youth in skilling to reap the benefits of demographic dividend especially available in the district. Sri. Arun K. Vijayan IAS – Assistant Collector, Malappuram District, addressed the participants, deliberated on the significance of skill training in producing competent, confident and efficient human resource for a productive economy. Sri. P.M Riyas Head- strategy, ASAP, in his keynote address detailed on the role of industrialists in skilling and the scope of upcoming Community Skill Park in the District in enhancing the employability of youth and facilitate internships and placement of the trained candidates.
Sri.T. Abdul Vahab, directed the discussions emphasizing the need for skilling and the pivotal role of industrialists in training service delivery. Around 65 industries with 110 Delegates representing various industries, Associations, Entrepreneurs and Consortium’s enriched the discussion exchanging an array of ideas.