Ahead of UP polls, Narendra Modi set to address a rally in Kanpur Today


Kanpur, 19 Dec: As the assembly elections are around the corner in Uttar Pradesh, Both BJP and congress are ready to battle out using demonetisation as their sword.

While Prime Minister who will try to thump their chest with their move, the congress will try to gather votes over post-demonetisation anger.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to address the crowd in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Today and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will address crowds in Jaunpur.

Ahead of Modi’s scheduled rally, unidentified people in Sarvodaynagar area in the district burned rally hoardings, according to a report by CNN-News 18.

Congress also walked out on streets in Kanpur against Modi opposing the demonetisation measure. BJP party workers demanded strict action against those responsible for the “undemocratic” and “shameful” act.

In Kanpur, Modi will announce a clutch of skill development initiatives aimed at skilling unemployed youth and also lay the foundation stone of the Indian Institute of Skills in Kanpur.

“Apart from launching 31 Kaushal Kendras which will serve as skilling centres and target mainly unemployed youth for training purposes, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate an exhibition named Kaushal Mahotsav,” a senior official in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship told PTI.

“The PM will also lay the foundation stone for the Indian Institute of Skills in Kanpur which will focus on providing industrial training,” the official added.

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is also set to enter into a strategic partnership with the leather and textiles industry in Kanpur to place one lakh youth under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.

Moreover, the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme will also be launched formally, the official said.

The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras are state-of-the-art Model Training Centres (MTCs) which the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship intends to establish in every district of the country.

The model training centres focuses to create benchmark institutions that demonstrate aspirational value for competency based skill development training.

They would stress on elements of quality, sustainability and connect with stakeholders in skills delivery process. The centres will transform from a mandate driven footloose model to a sustainable institutional model.

 Wefornews Bureau

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