GUWAHATI, Aug 13 - The Guwahati Training Centre of the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) was inaugurated at a function held at its city office located on the Jatia Road on August 10. The CIDC was established by the Planning Commission of India in 1996 for the purpose of imparting skill development training to unemployed youths of the country in the field of construction.
The CIDC�s Guwahati Training Centre has an intake capacity of 50 trainees at a time. Trainees are imparted training in various areas of construction for a period of about three months by CIDC staff who are experts in masonry, plumbing, carpentry, electrician�s works, general works (civil works), supervisor�s works, etc.
The inauguration ceremony was chaired by Deepak Mazumdar, senior additional director of the CIDC. Soma, a senior official from the Planning Department of the Mizoram Government, was the chief guest. PK Chattopadhyay, CIDC Guwahati Centre in-charge, was also present at the function. Soma presented kit bags to the CIDC trainees.
Around 40 new trainees of the North Eastern Council (NEC) belonging to the States of Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam were present in the ceremony. They were fully sponsored by the NEC.
Later, officials of the Airport Authority of India, Guwahati, attended the function. Kaushik Bhattacharya, Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), Guwahati, presided over the function.