Boe­ing joins hands with Tatas for skill train­ing

The Financial Express - - COMPANIES -

New Delhi, March 28: Avi­a­tion ma­jor Boe­ing is join­ing hands with Tata Ad­vanced Ma­te­ri­als and the Net­tur Tech­ni­cal Train­ing Foun­da­tion for a skill devel­op­ment pro­gramme for train­ing front­line work­ers for the aerospace in­dus­try.

Spon­sored by Boe­ing and con­ducted by NTTF, the 'Learn and Earn' pro­gramme an­nounced today of­fers stu­dents a three-year di­ploma in aerospace man­u­fac­tur­ing tech­nol- ogy (ad­vanced com­pos­ites).

The pro­gramme has been rolled out un­der the Cen­tre's skill devel­op­ment ini­tia­tive, the Na­tional Em­ploy­a­bil­ity En­hance­ment Mis­sion (NEEM). The first batch of stu­dents was in­ducted at a cer­e­mony at TAML's Ban­ga­lore fa­cil­ity, a re­lease said here.

“Boe­ing is com­mit­ted to ad­dress­ing the cru­cial and grow­ing need for vo­ca­tional train­ing and skills devel­op­ment in In­dia's aerospace sec­tor and fully sup­ports the In­dian gov­ern­ment's ef­forts to pro­mote Skill In­dia,” Boe­ing In­dia pres­i­dent Pratyush Ku­mar said.

TAML CEO SR Mukher­jee said, “We con­tinue to in­vest in skills devel­op­ment pro­grammes to en­sure that our man­u­fac­tur­ing work­ers are skilled and can de­liver high­qual­ity prod­ucts re­quired by the aerospace and de­fence in­dus­try.” PTI

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