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CISF wards get training under Hunar Se Rozgar Scheme

New Delhi: CISF in collaboration with Ashoka Institute of Hospitality & Tourism Management under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism in one of its new initiatives for the very first time started a course for the wards of Central Armed Police Forces with a view to skill the wards of CISF personnel. On 6 September 2017, 31 wards of CISF have been enrolled in the Food Production course at Samrat Hotel, New Delhi.
O P Singh, DG CISF inaugurated the 1st batch of 31 trainees under "Hunar Se Rozgar (HSR)" Scheme. The wards of CISF personnel were nominated for a 4 month training programme from all over the country on willingness basis of the wards. On the occasion, senior officers of Ministry of Tourism, Director ITDC, faculty members and senior officers of CISF were present.
The training will be provided by the Ashoka Institute free of cost to the CISF wards and a stipend of rupees two thousand per month will also be given to the trainees in addition to accommodation, fooding, transportation and logistic support. On completion of the course, the participants will be awarded with the certificate; this certification will enable them for placements in Hospitality and Tourism Management Sector. Efforts are also being made for arranging other courses too, to help the wards of CISF in shaping their future. The next batch of CISF wards will exclusively be for the students having domicile of North East Region.
While addressing, DG CISF said "CISF is committed towards the welfare of its personnel and their families. The partnership with AIH&TM is a step in this direction". In coming months, more and more CISF wards will be enrolled for other courses run by AIH&TM. The force is making all efforts to achieve the goal of SKILL INDIA by ensuring active partnership with various ministries and organizations.
The welfare activities in CISF are undergoing since its inception in the year 1969. The activities are also run at unit levels for empowering the members of the force and making them self-reliant. In the line of empowering its personnel and their family members, CISF signed aMoU with Ministry of Skill Development on 5 June 2017 for imparting skill training to the families, retired and low medical category personnel. Recently, CISF has established a Skill Center at 5th Reserve Battalion Ghaziabad for imparting training to the families of CISF personnel and 05 more centers are being established across the country to achieve the goal of skill India.
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