The Skill India Mission is one of the flagship projects of Government of India launched under the inspirational leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to create convergence across sectors and states for youth empowerment.
To achieve the vision of ‘Skilled India’, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and MoP&NG, Government of India, has strongly urged on all the stakeholders to focus on “scaling up and speeding the Skill India Mission”.
Even before becoming in-charge of the Skill Development Ministry, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan took great interest in developing skill sets in the Hydrocarbon sector. It is under his dynamic leadership that MoP&NG in 2016, took initiatives to setup several Skill Development Institutes for skill training of unemployed and under privileged youth.
In this regards, SDI Bhubaneswar is the first skill academy set-up in the Hydrocarbon Sector in the capital city of Odisha;inaugurated on 9th May 2016.At SDI Bhubaneswar students are helped to realize their true potential and get the opportunities they deserve.
In phase-1, till the main campus is ready for commissioning, the pilot site at Mancheswar Industrial Estate is already operational with seven trade courses i.e. Industrial Electrician, Industrial Welding, Computer Data Application, Fitter Fabrication, Pipe Fitter – CGD and Solar PV Installer.
IOCL, being the anchor investor of SDI Bhubaneswar; is committed for its major initiative to fulfil the collective dream of making SDI as a premier skill development academy in the country.