Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur (JNTUA), Ananthapuramu has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement to set-up a Model Career Center (MCC) in Ananthapuramu. A tripartite agreement between APSSDC-CII and JNTUA has also been signed as JNTUA will be hosting this center in their campus. MoU was exchanged by the Deputy CEO Krithika Shukla, CII and JNTUA officials in the presence of APSSDC MD & CEO K. Sambasiva Rao.
The MCC will connect local youth and other job-seekers with all possible job opportunities in a transparent and effective manner through the use of technology as well as through counselling and training. MCCs will leverage the industry linkage and strength of CII through its membership of 9000 direct and 3 lakh indirect members for linking youth to jobs. MCCs will facilitate registrations, career counselling, psychometric assessments, soft skills/ IT skills/ pre-employment preparation training and placements.
Mr. K. Sambasiva Rao – MD&CEO of APSSDC has informed that such centers will be setup in all 13 district headquarters in a phased manner, to cater to the local students and unemployed youth of each district. The proposed MCC will have a capacity to counsel & train around 5,000 candidates and provide employment/ apprenticeship opportunities to around 3,500 candidates per year, cumulatively providing 33,500 placements over a period of five years.