Karnataka govt's training helps youths find jobs in Europe

Youths from Karnataka are securing jobs in European countries like Slovakia and Hungary through the state govt's training scheme. 94 candidates, including BE, diploma, and ITI holders, received training and assistance for overseas jobs with decent salaries.

In an interesting development, youths from the state have started landing jobs in European countries such as Slovakia and Hungary. Courtesy: The state govt's training and employment scheme, rolled out by the Karnataka Skill Development Corporation.

A total of 94 youths, who completed BE, diploma, ITI and other job-oriented courses, have found jobs abroad with decent salaries.

In fact, the selected candidates were given training as per their qualification, and were assisted by the corporation in getting visas, scrutinising documents, and arranging food, lodging and other facilities. All the candidates were given free training at Toyota Kirloskar unit in Bidadi.

Dr Sharan Prakash Patil, minister of skill development and livelihood, made his officials ink an agreement with the external affairs ministry after learning about Slovakia's interest in recruiting over two and half thousand assembly line operators. The department selected and started recruitment process of 94 candidates, including 54 ITI and 31 diploma holders, who were sent to Slovakia.

Source: The Times of India, timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 24.06.2024