Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh joined the program on World Skill Development Day in Raipur. He informed that the government will provide 45 lakh smart phone to the people in the next six months. The smartphones will be given under SKY Yojana Chhattisgarh (Suchna Kranti Yojana). He said that after the formation of Chhattisgarh, the emphasis of his government has been in higher education, technical education, in view of which engineering colleges, IITs, polytechnic colleges were constructed.
Raman Singh said that Chhattisgarh is the first state in the country to give legal authority for skill training in the country. The right of the young generation of 15 to 45 years of age was given that they would be bound to give training to the government in which they would demand skill. Livelihoody colleges have been started in 25 districts. He informed that the Livialihood College was established from Dantewada. It is the first state in the country where more than 3 lakh youth have been trained. Millions of jobs are in the hands.
Chhattisgarh was previously called Back State. People used to migrate. But when he became the chief minister, the exercise of transforming this condition Today there are 51 polytechnic colleges.176 ITIs have been opened. IIM has opened in Chhattisgarh.The National Law University has opened. More than 30 thousand children enter ITI. He gave away the prizes to the winners of Chhattisgarh Skill Olympiad on this occasion.