The state government is all set to take a decision based on the recommendations of a three-member committee regarding the setting up of a construction university on the National Academy of Construction (NAC) premises, Madhapur. The same was also revealed by roads and buildings minister V Prashanth Reddy.
The R&B minister participated in NAC’s 42nd executive committee conference and shared that NAC functioned even during COVID times and that about 19,000 people were trained in different fields last year and were provided employment accordingly. This year, NAC’s target is to train 20,000 people. On the occasion, the minister stated that a decision had been taken to offer one-year special post-graduation education under the aegis of NAC to all those who completed their BTech course.
During the visit, Reddy also inaugurated a new solar training lab set up Schneider Electric India Foundation and Hydraulics Mechanic Lab set up by L&T. He also visited the construction equipment training yard for interaction with the construction equipment industry partners and handed over tool kits sponsored by Saint Gobain Gyproc to two successful NAC drywall false ceiling trainees turned entrepreneurs.NAC also decided to train 20,5000 people in 2021-22, which also includes training of 4500 unemployed youth and skill up-gradation for 12,000 construction workers.