PM to launch customised crash course for Covid-19 frontline workers

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a customised crash course programme for Covid-19 frontline workers through video conferencing on June 18.

The launch, which will commence the programme in 111 training centres spread over 26 states, will be followed by Mr Modi’s address, Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.

The programme, aimed at skilling and upskilling over one lakh Covid warriors across the country, has been designed as a special programme under the Central Component of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0, with total financial outlay of Rs 276 crore.

The training will be imparted to Covid warriors in six customised job roles namely Home Care Support, Basic Care Support, Advanced Care Support, Emergency Care Support, Sample Collection Support, and Medical Equipment Support.

It will create skilled non-medical healthcare workers to fill the present and future needs of manpower in the health sector.

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