Guwahati, August 4 (PTI) On Thursday, the Assam government partnered with HCL, Walmart and Flipkart for a variety of purposes, including training youths, exporting local products and building talent for the e-commerce supply chain.
A first Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Directorate of Employment and Training of Craftsmen (DECT) and the IT company HCL Technologies to facilitate the employability of young people in Assam under various programs.
The HCL, in collaboration with the DECT, will provide training to students who have passed Class 12, with the aim of reducing the regional imbalance in terms of qualified people.
Another MoU has been signed between Assam Skill University (ASU) and HCL-TSS to assist candidates to join HCL-TSS training and employment programs and provide mutual support for counseling and training. evaluation of eligible applicants on the college campus or any other campus provided by ASU.
This should help students from rural and remote areas get job opportunities, an official said.
The third agreement was signed by Walmart Vriddhi with the Department of Industries, Commerce and Public Enterprises and the Department of Entrepreneurship for Skills Employment.
This tripartite MoU was exchanged for the development of MSMEs in terms of presenting and exporting their products, and also to exchange ideas for successful commercialization of their products by providing them with market access.
In line with the latest Memorandum of Understanding signed between Flipkart and Assam Skill Development Mission, Flipkart will provide opportunities for young people in the state in the Flipkart Supply Chain Operations Academy by training, certifying and creating a pool of supply chain talent from the e-commerce.
They will also have the option of undergoing on-the-job training at Flipkart and receive an allowance of Rs 17,500 during the training period, the agreement says.
The four agreements were signed in the presence of Assam’s Minister for Skills, Employment and Entrepreneurship, Jayanta Mallabaruah, and other senior officials.
Commenting on the development, he said, “Assam has enormous potential in terms of MSMEs and the government of Assam is working diligently to make the MSME sector of the state a supreme sector.”
Assam is trying every possible way to implement the concept of “ease of living” by providing adequate job opportunities in the state, Mallabaruah said.
The minister also thanked the Swasti Society, which is committed to implementing the Walmart Vriddhi program to be launched in India for helping MSMEs to develop their domestic capacities and participate in global supply chains.
HCL Technologies VP Subbaraman Balasubramanyan, Flipkart Director Akash Misra, Swasti COO Amarnath Sharma and senior Assam government officials were present at the ceremony.