The Government Tool Room and Training Centre (GTTC) has invited applications for free skill development training programmes from SC/ST unemployed candidates who have passed SSLC, ITI and diploma examinations. Candidates who successfully complete training will be provided stipend and assistance for placements. Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications before October 23. For details, contact Convener, GTTC, Industrial Estate, Gokul Road, Hubli (Ph: 8183860552).

Awareness programme

The Hubli Taluk Legal Services Committee and the Hubli Bar Association, along with the Health and Information departments have organised an awareness programme on World Mental Health Day on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the auditorium of Advocates’ Association. Principal Senior Civil judge T. Vittalrao will be chief guest, a release said.

Office-bearers installed

Azhar F. Kittur has been installed president of the Hubli chapter of the Indian Medical Association (IMA). In a function held recently, Dr. Kittur, Sunil Jituri (secretary), Y.M. Kabadi (Treasurer) and R.G. Babruwad (PRO) were installed. Srinivas Mane, MLC, was the chief guest for the function, a release said.