NBCC (India) Ltd., the Navratna Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Skill Development Institute (SDI) Bhubaneswar, for the construction of the institute. NBCC has pledged to impart training to 40,000 workers (including both onsite and offsite) in next five years.
The first phase of the project has a built-up area of approximately 60,000 sq.m with an approx. cost of Rs 300 crores and in the second phase the built-up area will be 1.2 lakh sq.m at an approx. cost of Rs 600 crores. SDI’s key building blocks that NBCC will be developing includes the entire academic block, administrative block, cafeteria, workshops area, hostel with total 1400 rooms capacity, faculty residencies, gymnasiums, indoor and outdoor games, and parking spaces.
In the recent past an MoU between NBCC and Skill Institutes for Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MoSD&E) was signed for planning, designing and construction of Indian Institute of Skills at Kanpur and other various locations for a total value of approx. Rs 400 crores.
The SDI Institute offers world-class training in industrial welding (six months residential programme), industrial electrician (six months residential programme) and computer data application course (three months non-programme).