Kamal Nath calls for skill development in construction industry
New Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath has called for harnessing talent, experience and knowledge for maintaining appropriate standards of building construction.
Inaugurating the 18th Annual Convention and National Seminar on “Training, Skill Upgradation and Competence Development in Building Industry” organised by Indian Buildings Congress here yesterday, Kamal Nath also underlined the need for skill development at all levels for improving construction activities in the country.
He said: “We should be able to adopt and adapt to cope with the latest technology.”
"The contribution of building industry in employment generation has been phenomenal. For global competitiveness, we have to develop in totality,” he added.
Kamal Nath also presented IBC Awards for Excellence in Built Environment for the year 2011.