Kanpur [India], Dec. 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today will lay the foundation stone of the country's first ever Indian Institute of Skills in Kanpur, the idea of which was conceptualized by him during his visit to Singapore's Institute of Technical Education.
The institute will be opened by the Skill Development Ministry in partnership with the Institute of Technical Education, Singapore.
The Prime Minister will also inaugurate the Kaushal Pradarshani (Skill Exhibition) for the youth. The Exhibition will showcase state-of-the-art vocational training practices of various sectors. Prime Minister Modi will also launch a number of skill development initiatives including Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras and Drivers' Training Institutes.
Later in the day, he will also address a Parivartan rally in Kanpur today. This will be the sixth Parivartan Rally to be addressed by Prime Minister in Uttar Pradesh. Earlier, the Prime Minister had addressed rallies at Ghazipur, Agra, Kushinagar, Moradabad and Behraich.
There are four Parivartan yatras taking round across the state which were initiated by BJP national president Amit Shah from Saharanpur.
These Yatras will cover almost 17 thousand kilometer journey across all 403 Vidhan Sabha segments in the state.