TUSDEC joins hands with GIZ to promote renewable energy
Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company ( TUSDEC) has joined hands with GIZ, Pakistan to foster the renewable energy sector in the country by developing skilled force in various disciplines of solar technologies.
The program is being implemented under the implications of FIT (Funds for Innovative Training), Green Skills initiative. A company spokesman said Wednesday that Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company will enroll 125 candidates in 5 batches to be trained in various areas of Photovoltaics and Solar Water Heating Systems.
The overall program duration is stretched over one year where each course will be for a span of three months.
The spokesman further shared that state-of-the-art facilities of NIDA Lahore centre will be utilized to administer the theoretical as well as practical trainings sessions, while on-site demonstrations will be organized specifically in the disciplines of Water Pumping and Solar Dryer where proficient master trainers will deliver the lectures, employing the originally deployed infrastructure.
According to the company spokesman, Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company has conducted an acute baseline analysis comprised of rigorous focus groups with major enterprises (Suppliers, Manufacturers and Assemblers) of solar power equipment and solar heating systems that has divulged huge dearth of trained manpower in the industry.
Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company experts' panel has contrived market-oriented and internationally accredited training curricula, which will enable the trainees to serve productively in the approaching industry.
Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company further aims to nurture the diverse areas of renewable energy sector in Pakistan with the provision of immensely adroit and skilled manpower. Pakistan is experiencing approx 12% increase in its energy consumption with each passing year.
The prevalent situation suggests a dire need of infrastructure investment as well as manpower cultivation in various alternate energy sources to effectively impede the resultant economic revolt.