The Northern Part of Bengal propelled with its strategic geo-location and being the gateway to North East becomes a land of opportunities. North Bengal, which is traditionally known as a business hub for tea, timber and tourism, is eager to transcend boundaries and reach the next level of development by offering a wide variety of options to investors and entrepreneurs to put their money in emerging sectors such as real estate, healthcare, education, manufacturing, etc.
There have been sincere efforts from the Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal to promote North Bengal through well designed initiatives emphasizing the untapped potential of the region and empowering the youth to enable them to play a major role in the Bengal Growth Story. With the transforming economies, job creation and skill seem to be natural tools to ensure sustainable growth.
Against this backdrop, Confederation of Indian Industry is organizing a Skill Conclave with the theme of ‘Skilling Bengal – Enabling Growth: Focus North Bengal’ on 22nd June 2018 at Siliguri. The objective of this programme is to focus on redefining the skilling space with a demand driven approach. The session also aims to cover wide-ranging views from experts across the sectors on various challenges as well as the best practices in skill development sector.
The Conclave will witness participation from senior officials from Government of West Bengal, officials from Sector Skill Council, large corporate houses, Public Undertakings, Project Implementation Agencies (PIA), professionals associated with training sector.