The Indian government is looking to increase the number of jobs for construction staff to over 1,000 per year, according to an official report.
According to the National Technical Training Mission (NTMT), a project to increase Indian construction staff by 300 per cent over the next five years will be implemented in six cities: Jaipur, Delhi, Jaisalmer, Jaiparket, Jaishapur and Hyderabad.NTMT has already initiated the recruitment of construction staff in eight cities, including Jaipurna, Jaiswalga, Jaisanagar, Jaipalpur, Javeland and Jaipore.
The government has also mandated the creation of two separate training colleges, the Institute of Building Construction Engineering (IBCE) and Institute of Structural Construction Engineering for the construction profession.
This initiative will provide more opportunities to train construction workers and give them the skills to fulfil their job requirements.
The IBCE is a non-profit organisation that trains and supports construction workers in India, and has a workforce of more than 1,100 people.
The institute has been established by the government in the past, and it provides training for about 200 workers, according the Ministry of Training, Employment and Skill Development.
The NTMT said that it has also launched a scheme for the recruitment and training of construction contractors.
According the NTMT, the IBCe will train up to 1,500 workers, which includes those from the private sector.
The new government has set a target of training 5,000 workers for the first phase of the project, which is expected to be completed in 2017.
The IBCEs plan to hire about 4,000 construction workers during this phase.
The ministry has also made an investment of Rs 1,800 crore in infrastructure for the project.