Assam, May 19: As the country struggles to contain a devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) come forward to aware people to maintain the social distancing even if stepping out to buy the essential products.

ASDM shared a short video from its official Twitter account and wrote “Outside buying essentials? Make sure to stand in a queue and maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from others. Remember, we can defeat the virus together by following such simple precautionary measures.”

Last week, the vaccination drive has started in the Guwahati campus of the institute.

A glimpse of the drive has been shared on Twitter by the official account.

For the last few days, the institute is trying to aware people on social media by sharing the requirements to be taken in this crucial time.

One of the tweets says, “The fight against COVID-19 may be tough, but with the right tools, we can defeat the dreaded virus. Don’t forget to wear your mask, clean your hands regularly, maintain physical distancing and vaccinate when your turn comes.”

Assam Skill Development mission is registered under Society Act in 2015 and is working under newly created Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship Department, Govt. of Assam with the visions of capacity building of unemployed youth and delivering quality skill training leading to meaningful employment to stimulate the economy of the state.

Assam Skill Development Mission was set up under the aegis of the Skill Employment and Entrepreneurship Department. The vision of the mission is capacity building of the unemployed youth and to deliver quality skill training leading to meaningful employment.

Assam Skill Development Mission was set up under the aegis of the Skill Employment and Entrepreneurship Department. The vision of the mission is capacity building of the unemployed youth and to deliver quality skill training leading to meaningful employment.

ASDM signed an MoU with ITEES, Singapore as the Global Knowledge Partner for establishing North East Skill Centre (NESC) at Guwahati. The objective of establishing an NESC is to offer high-quality skills training for the masses especially the rural youth. In the first phase, NESC will provide training under the following sectors: Retail, Beauty & Wellness, and Hospitality- Housekeeping and Hospitality – F&B Services.

ASDM has trained at least 1,18,585 candidates. For the financial year 2020-21, the total target of 26,600 has been allotted to 396 training Centres, covering 33 districts in 24 Sectors and 83 unique job roles.

The centres were launched in December 2017, with a vision to provide Short Term Training to the youth so it helps them to gain employment in the state, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the training centres across the state were closed from March 2020.