Skill Development has been one of the priority areas of government as well as corporate in the country. As a part ‘Swabalamban’ which is Corporate Social Responsibility programme of OIL India Ltd, a skill development programme has started which is implemented by Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship in association with APRINS. , a non governmental organisation based in Guwahati. Under this project 60 youths from upper Assam would be trained on Retail Management and they would be placed after successful completion of the training programme. The formal inauguration programme was held at APRINS Training Centre on 19th Feb. The inauguration was attended by Mr Manoj Kr Das, Director of IIE and he had appealed the trainees to complete the course and get placement and move ahead in life. Speaking on the occasion Rohit Upadhaya from GNRC also encouraged the students. Other guests present in the inauguration programme includes Anjal Dutta, Shruti Baruah , Anusya Mahanta from IIE ; Ranjan K Baruah , motivator cum trainer, Anuj Kr Saikia , IT Consultant were also present on the occasion . Chandan Barthakur , General Secretary of APRINS gave welcome address and he also mentioned about the activities of APRINS amongst all participants . APRINS has already completed various skill training in the past and recently finished a course on Patient Care Assistant in association with IIE.