Published: 16th June 2021
Centre to launch crash course for COVID-19 frontline workers around 26 states on June 18
Organised at 11 am via video conferencing, the launch will commence the programme in 111 training centres spread over 26 states, followed by the Prime Minister's address
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch customised crash course programme for COVID-19 frontline workers on June 18 in over 26 states. Organised at 11 am via video conferencing, the launch will commence the programme in 111 training centres spread over 26 states. The launch will be followed by the Prime Minister's address.
The programme aims to skill and upskill over one lakh Covid warriors across the country. The training will be imparted to COVID warriors in six customised job roles namely Home Care Support, Basic Care Support, Advanced Care Support, Emergency Care Support, Sample Collection Support, and Medical Equipment Support. The programme has been designed as a special programme under the Central Component of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0, with total financial outlay of Rs 276 crore.
The programme will create skilled non-medical healthcare workers to fill the present and future needs of manpower in the health sector. Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will also be present on the occasion.