Akshaya to launch Patshaala training programme for entrepreneurs


Trivandrum: The second phase of the ‘Patshaala’ training programme for Akshaya entrepreneurs will be officially launched by the Minister for Industries & IT, Shri P K Kunhalikutty on September 17, 2015 at a function to be held at IMG in Thiruvananthapuram.

According to K Mohammed Y Safirulla IAS, Director of Kerala State IT Mission, the Akshaya training programme, Patshala is a series of training programmes for the year 2015-16 with the mission to prepare Akshaya entrepreneurs to create a Digitally Empowered Society. The training programme will have two phases.

In the first phase, Akshaya in association with Intel will give training in Hardware and Trouble Shooting. There shall be eight programmes. Selected 25 Akshaya Entrepreneurs from each district shall be given training. Akshaya Entrepreneurs of two adjacent districts shall be attending the training. The first phase training will commence on September 17 at Trivandrum and ends on October 8 at Malappuram District. This programme will reach to Four Hundred Akshaya Entrepreneurs from all over Kerala and it will create a pool of Master Trainers in Computer Hardware and Trouble Shooting. Participants will be awarded with Intel – Akshaya Certificate at the end of each training session. The objective of this programme is to equip our Akshaya Entrepreneurs to identify and fix common computer problems on their own.

In the second phase, there will be sessions on Technical and Soft Skill Training. It is planned to conduct two days district wise training programme by eminent trainers of reputed organizations. The programme is targeted to cover all the 2,500 + Akshaya Entrepreneurs and their nominated staffs. In addition to computer hardware and trouble shooting, the modules of Business Motivation, Goal Setting, Customer Relation Management, Time Schedule and Stress Management is also included, with an objective to create a positive spirit among the Akshaya entrepreneurs to deliver proactive citizen centric services.

Akshaya, a first of its kind of ICT projects has become one of the indispensable parts of the public in their day to day life. Akshaya has played a crucial role in making Kerala a digital State.


Minister for Industries & IT, Shri P K Kunhalikutty launching the second phase of the ‘Patshaala’ training programme for Akshaya entrepreneurs in Thiruvananthapuram today (Sept 17).

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