Bhubaneswar: On the Second Day of the three day mega congregation of Company secretaries – the Golden Jubilee Year National Convention of Company Secretaries (46th Edition) and International Conference (6th Edition) – a Special Session was addressed by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.
Addressing the conference, Mr Pradhan said, “The 21st century belongs to Asian countries. Within Asia, India is the preferred destination for global investments. Nobody can stop the juggernaut of India’s growth story. Company Secretaries will have to play a major role in writing a new chapter in the country’s transformation”.
He gave an exclusive insight into ‘Skill Development in India’ and said that, “to achieve the vision of ‘Skilled India’, the National Skill Development Mission is not only consolidating and coordinating skilling efforts, but also implementing a streamlined institutional mechanism driven by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)”.
He appreciated the ICSI in its initiative to launch a Three month certificate Course on ‘Certified CSR Professional’. While launching the Course, the Hon’ble Minister said, “this three month Certificate Course on ‘Certified CSR Professional’ by ICSI will not only help the corporate in their CSR initiatives with a trained workforce to handle CSR activities across India, but will also provide job opportunities to those who want to work in this specialized field. The ICSI plays a larger role in preparing a professional cadre with specialized skills for a bright and shining India”.
The following publications were also released by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan on this occasion .
Ø CS- A Corporate Saviour – IT and ITeS
Ø CS- A Corporate Saviour – Real Estate Sector
Ø CS- A Corporate Saviour – Power Sector
Ø CS- A Corporate Saviour – Oil and Natural Gas Industry
Ø CS- A Corporate Sector – Banking Sector
Ø CS- A Corporate Saviour – Hotel Industry
Ø CS- A Corporate Saviour -Tourism Industry