Bhubaneswar: Union Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik jointly inaugurated a Skill Development Institute (SDI), established by the Indian Oil Corporation Limited in Bhubaneswar. The oil ministry’s first such SDI was established under the Union Government’s Skill India mission and in line with the National Skill Development Mission of the Government of India. The ministry will set up SDIs in various parts of India through PSUs. The SDI Bhubaneswar will offer various certification courses and initially offer two trades (industrial welder and electrician) to start with. The courses are aligned to the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) of the central government and approved by the sector skill councils under National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).