The three-day Gulbarga Utsav from April 15 turned out to be a boon for unemployed youth enrolled with Karnataka Vocational Training and Skill Development Corporation Ltd. (KVTSDC).

In all, 1,478 unemployed youth had registered with the programme organised by the KVTSDC during the utsav, official sources said here on Tuesday. A total of 109 unemployed youth were provided employment by various companies, they said.

Another 949 were trained by experts from Indian Skills Academy, Kayaka, Globarena, Ants and Partners and ARTJS.

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