CII has been continuously focusing on enhancing competitiveness for long term growth of the Indian Industry. In the last few years, skill development, employability and corporate social responsibility, have been thrust areas for CII, across the nation. With this focus, a series of initiatives have been driven by CII at the regional, state and zonal levels to convert Human Capital into a Talent Pool to reinforce the competitiveness of Indian industry. It is widely acknowledged that India will soon be facing a serious manpower shortage.
CII as a part of its Skill Development initiative is focusing on generating a industry ready Human Resource pool. As a first step toward this, CII Eastern Region formed Industry – Institute Consortium, conducted skill gap studies in four eastern region states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal. The study broadly provided the information about sectoral skill gap.
A need was felt to extend this exercise further to the district level. As a part of this initiative CII is carrying out a district level study on Employment Potential Assessment and District Development Plan in the eastern region.
The Employment Potential Assessment and District Development Plan of Latehar is one among these series of studies. The report details the same.