Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the World Skill Centre at Mancheswar in Bhubaneswar.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister described it as an important milestone that adds a new chapter in the skill ecosystem of Odisha.
The World Skill Centre will be a premier institute to impart advanced skills and create globally employable youth in State.
ITEES Singapore as knowledge partner, and Asian Development Bank have partnered for the project.
Built over an area of 450,000 square feet, it’s now the tallest building in the state. It will provide skills to 3000 students in 8 trades for now.
“Our aim is to meet the aspirations of the youth as well as create a pool of increased opportunities for them,” he said.
“We are intensely investing in the future of youth by creating infrastructure and mechanism for making them future ready.”