Pradhan Mantri National Apprenticeship Mela to be held in 10 districts in Odisha

Education Odisha

Bhubaneawar, May 5: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to boost career opportunities for India’s youth under Skill India Mission, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) will organise Pradhan Mantri National Apprenticeship Mela (PMNAM) on May 8 in more than 200 districts across the country, including 10 districts in Odisha.

The mela will be organised in Deogarh, Bargarh, Ganjam, Jharsuguda, Khordha, Nayagarh, Puri, Sambalpur, Sonepur and Subarnapur districts in the State.

Several local businesses and organizations have been invited to be a part of this apprenticeship mela to provide relevant apprenticeship training opportunities to local youth. The event will witness the participation of many companies representing various sectors.

Individuals can register for the mela by visiting and to find the mela’s nearest location. The candidates who are Class V to XII pass outs or have skill training certificates or are ITI certificate holders or Diploma holders or graduates can apply in this apprenticeship mela.

The candidates must carry three copies of their resume, three copies of all the marksheets and certificates, photo ID (Aadhaar card/driving licence etc) and three passport size photographs to the respective venues. The locations are also available on the apprenticeship mela portal (

Those who have already enrolled have been requested to reach the venue with all the relevant documents. Through this Mela, the candidates will also earn National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET)-recognized certifications, improving their employability rate after the training sessions.

Apprenticeship melas are held throughout the country on the second Monday of every month.

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