Setwin

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Society for Employment Promotion & Training in Twin Cities (SETWIN)
SETWIN
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Agency overview
Formed 1978
Type Department of Youth Services
Jurisdiction Telangana
Headquarters Hyderabad, India
Parent agency Department of Youth Services, Government of Telangana
Website http://www.setwinapgov.org/about.htm

Setwin stands for Society for Employment Promotion & Training in Twin Cities by Government of Telangana to create employment and self-employment opportunities to unemployed persons of twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad by providing training in various courses at nominal fees.

History[edit]

It was established in August 15, 1978 [1]

Setwin was started under the patronage of Chief Minister Dr M Channa Reddy with the Chairman and Managaing Director Khader Ali Khan, IAS.

Organisation[edit]

In addition to its centres, SETWIN operates various production units such as printing presses, cane weaving centres, book binding.

Since 2007 SETWIN which was providing its training services in Hyderabad has extended its services to districts to improve self-employment opportunities in rural areas.[2] The 32nd and 33rd training Centres of SETWIN has been inaugurated at APSP 10th Battalion, Mahaboobnagr District and 2nd Battalion at APSP, Kurnool District by SETWIN Chairman Mohd Maqsood Ahmed.[3]

Transport services[edit]

In addition to providing training and operating various production units, SETWIN also operates minibuses to augment TSRTC services in Hyderabad. The SETWIN bus services were started in October 1979.

The SETWIN buses were stopped due to poor quality of buses and high accident rates. However in 2006 the services were resumed.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Setwin popular with unemployed youth". The Times of India. 15 July 2003. Retrieved 16 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "SETWIN to be extended". Business Line. Retrieved 16 November 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.indtoday.com/setwin-opens-training-centre-mahboobnagar/
  4. ^ "SETWIN buses back on roads". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 4 September 2006. Retrieved 16 November 2011. 

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