ADC (D) Inaugurated BC Sakhi Course and Computer Laboratory at SBI, Rural Self Employment Training Institute, Patiala

The Mirror Time |  October 07, 2020 


Dr Preeti Yadav, IAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) today Inaugurated the BC Sakhi Course and Full Fledged Computer Laboratory at State Bank of India’s Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) situated at village Jassowal, Bhadson Road, Patiala here today.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Yadav said that RSETI Patiala is the First Training Institute in Punjab to start the BC Sakhi Training Course for women Self Help Group members under the guidelines of Ministry of Rural Development Govt of India.

She told that all these women Self help Group members are identified and selected by PSRLM, Patiala from different blocks of the District which will be given training and certification after which they will become eligible to become Business Correspondent at Bank Branches under the program “One Gram Panchayat- One BC Sakhi” of Govt of India. She said that the Computer Laboratory at RSETI will further support the training pattern of RSETI. She said that SBI, RSETI, Patiala is working very proactively providing free of cost training to rural unemployed youth of the District in more than 60 courses. She told that RSETI is is playing a significant role in the Punjab Govt’s Ghar Ghar Rozgar Yozna through skill development training.
A District Level RSETI Advisory Committee meeting was also organized at the RSETI, premises which was chaired by Dr Preeti Yadav besides other members which includes Regional Manager from SBI S. Paramjit Sodhi, Assistant General Manager from NABARD Smt Parvinder Kaur Nagra, Principal ITI Sh Varinder Bansal, Dy Director Employment Generation & Training Smt Simpy Singla, District Program Officer Smt Reena, Lead Bank Manager S. Pritpal Singh Anand, General Manager District Industries Corporation Sh Dharampal Bhagat and Director of RSETI, Patiala Sh Rajiv Sirhindi as convener. The meeting was also attended by Sh. Jagnoor Singh, PCS, Executive Assistant Commissoner (UT), Patiala. All the members praised the Training pattern and facilities provided by SBI, RSETI, Patiala.
The Director of SBI RSETI Rajiv Sirhindi thanked the SBI Bank Management for providing Computers to establish full fledged computer lab. He said that it is the Third batch since un-lock and will conduct more training batches in the days to come so that the self employment mission through skill development may took pace.
He told that enrollment of trainees for new courses of Business Correspondents and Facilitators, Commercial Horticulture, Floriculture, Cultivation of Medicinal & Aromatically Plants, Jute Products, Bee Keeping, Dairy Farming, Computerized Accountancy etc has been started at RSETI, Patiala. He told that one fresh course of Phulkari making will also be started this year. The enrollment can be done on mobile no. 9779144913 and 7888368656 or by visiting the RSETI building. All the courses are free of cost with free food facilities.

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