Industrial training centre proposed

The Labour Department proposes to set up a training-cum residential complex to provide training in various industrial trades at Bagalkunte near Peenya here.

Addressing presspersons on Wednesday, Labour Minister B.N. Bache Gowda said the building would be constructed on eight acres of land owned by the department for providing training for labourers. The cost of the building and facilities to be provided would be worked out soon.

The Karnataka Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board had collected Rs. 540 crore cess from construction companies and a part of it would be used for construction of the building, he said.

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