National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) for Women in Mohali

  • The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development &Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, on July 28, 2018 laid the foundation stone for permanent campus of National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) for Women at Mohali, Punjab.
  • This is the first NSTI Institute for Punjab and only one of its kind in India which is exclusively for women. 
  •  The Minister also launched a unique Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) which would admit differently abled persons as well, also a first of its kind in India at Mohali. The Institute is presently operating out of temporary campus at Rajpura.  
  • The  NSTI for women and PMKK for differently abled in Mohali are being launched under “Skill India” initiative of the Government of India. 
  • The scheme of NSTI’s was planned in 2015 and is now being implemented in almost all parts of the country. 
  • The institute would not only be imparting training in traditional areas for women like beauty care, cosmetology & fashion design but also in cutting edge technologies of various kinds.
  • The land for the project  has been given by the farmers of village Saneta near Mohali and the cost of the project is Rs.17 crores.  
  • Shri Dharmendra Pradhan also launched India’s first  in-phone guide and mobile application “Go whats That”  in Chandigarh on July 28, 2018. 

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