Trying to end the skill gap
The logistics sector is growing at a rate of 8-10% annually, but there is a huge gap in supply-demand in terms of trained manpower. Dilip Chenoy, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, National Skills Development Corporation, talks about the program
The NSDC is also working with Safexpress and other industry partners, using innovation tools to reach out to a large number of people in difficult geographies across the country and thereby reduce the cost of training. Under this innovation a vehicle container made of iron and steel, has been transformed into a mobile classroom. Each container is 40 ft x 9 ft and can be easily installed in rural areas and impoverished areas within cities to impart vocational training through short-term, government-approved certificate programmes.