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​Housing & Urban Affairs Secy felicitates 300 Certified Workmen of the Central Vista Project under Mission Nipun

New Delhi:  300 construction workers engaged in the prestigious Common Central Secretariat Building Project 1, 2 & 3 of the Central Vista project received skill development training certificates along with an insurance of Rs 2 Lakhs and Rs 500 as reward for successfully completing their skill development program. The program was executed by Real Estate body NAREDCO at the construction site of Central Vista.

The workmen, received the skill development training under mission NIPUN (Promoting Upskilling of Nirman workers) launched by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Naredco is the nodal body to take up the mission forward Shri Rahul Kapoor (JS-MoHUA) presented the certificates to the workmen.

The National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) collaborated with the L&T-B&F IC division to execute the NIPUN project for bridging skill gaps among construction workers engaged in the real estate sector. The project aimed at improving the workmanship of the workers, including women workers if available, and making them better equipped for employment over the coming years.

Congratulating these workmen Rahul Kapoor, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs said “They must feel proud to be associated with such a prestigious construction project and having secured a certificate of NIPUN. For years when the Common Central Secretariat building will be unveiled and fully functional, you will be able to tell the stories of your contribution to this National Development Work”. 

“NAREDCO is proud to be associated with the National Initiative for Promoting Upskilling of Nirman workers (NIPUN) project and to have successfully partnered with L&T to execute the program. We are delighted to see the certified workmen of the Central Vista project receive their well-deserved certificates and incentives under the NIPUN scheme. This initiative will go a long way in bridging the skill gaps in construction workers engaged in the real estate sector and making them better equipped for employment over the coming years.” – Dr. Ananta Singh Raghuvanshi, President, NAREDCO MAHI

“Under the project, over 1.06 lakh construction workers across the nation are to be certified by June 2023 and the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has already crossed the figure of 50,000 construction workers to date. We wish that after the successful closure of the pilot, we will come up with even a larger scheme in the coming years.” –Madhukar Pandey, Under Secretary, MOHUA

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