Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy had secured clearance to establish one more Central Institute in Naidupet of Nellore district. The town would get the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) in the town shortly. This was approved by the Central Minister Sadananda Gowda, who along with the chief minister inaugurated the CIPET in Vijayawada, which was established with 50 per cent share of both the State and the Central governments.
The chief minister told the Union Minister that the State government is establishing 25 skill training centers across the State to equip the youth with skills required by the industry. As the government is going extensively to promote industrial development in the State, the skill training centres would be of great advantage in preparing the youth for the required skills.
The chief minister wanted the Union Minister to give one more CIPET for the State to support the government’s initiatives of imparting skills to the youth. The Union Minister readily accepted the request and announced that the Central government would start the process at the earliest and establish the second CIPET for the State.
The Union Minister also promised to extend support to the State government for its development. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to the development of the newly-created states and AP required special attention, for which the Central government is ready. He complimented the good work being done by the AP government in promoting skills among the youth.
The Union Minister said that the Prime Minister is working to make India a skilled nation and thus the central government wants to provide basic skill training to every citizen. The Central government is working towards making “Skill India” he said and added that the AP government’s initiatives of establishing 25 skill training centers would be of great help in achieving the Prime Minister’s plans.