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Rajasthan to train youth for green jobs

Rajasthan to train youth for green jobs

National Occupational Standards (NOS) are being developed in Rajasthan for sectors such as renewable energy, green construction and water management, with an emphasis on skill development of youths.

The State government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Skill Council for Green Jobs to promote trades in solar power, green businesses and water management. Besides training youths in these sectors, 16 more trades will be added soon.

The move will help in environment protection, control of greenhouse gas emissions, reduction of waste and pollution, restoration of ecosystem and adaptation to the effects of climate change.

The MoU will include curriculum alignment with NOS and assessment and certification of trainees. Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation managing director Krishna Kunal told The Hindu that the development of NOS assumes significance in view of paucity of water in Rajasthan and issues related to proper water outflow in the absence of continuing river flow. Read more….

Rajasthan to train youth for green jobs