The Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan said a apparel training centre will be established here.

He was speaking at a preparatory meeting with officials from various CPSEs, Banks and Institutions for the holding of ‘SC-ST Conclave – 2018’ on 30 August.

The meeting was attended by representatives from NTPC, NALCO, NSIC, MCL, Paradeep Port Trust, SBI and various other CPSEs and Banks.

In the meeting deliberations were also held and there were various coinciding events to take place on 30th August, 2018 at NSIC complex, Mancheswar Industrial Estate, Bhubaneswar.

“All the stake holders must play their role for the success of the SC-ST Conclave,” he said.

He urged all CPSEs and Banks to give mass publicity of the SC-ST Conclave through posters and hoardings at different strategic outlets windows in their organisations.

The Minister also desired that each organisation must also engage with the SC-ST members of their staff informing them of the Central Government initiative for the members SC-ST community.

Ravindra Nath, CMD NSIC gave an overall view of the various events to take place like the National SC-ST Conclave, Inauguration of NSIC Building at Mancheswar Industrial Area, setting up of NSIC’s Apparel Training Centre (Textile Sector), Exhibition of SCST Entrepreneurs.

Inauguration of National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) at NSIC complex and various other initiatives of the Ministry of Petroleum in the list.