This project will provide training in line with modern times to more than 10,000 youth per year.
RAIPUR (Chhattisgarh): Department of Technical Education and Skill Development, in the presence of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, signed a Rs 1188.36 crore MoU with Tata Technologies for transforming 36 government ITIs into an Industry 4.0 Technology Hub on July 22, Govt. informed India CSR.
36 ITIs to be Upgraded
Tata Technologies’ MoU with the Chhattisgarh Government will offer six new trades and 23 new short-term courses in 36 ITIs, with state-of-the-art technical workshops and trainer arrangements. Tata Technologies and its associated companies will also provide placement opportunities to the skilled youth of Chhattisgarh. The MoU was signed by Awanish Sharan, Director of Skill Development, Technical Education and Employment Department, and Pawan Bhageria, President of Tata Technologies Limited.
Skilling over 10000 youths
New state-of-the-art technical workshop will benefit 10,000 youth
Tata Technologies will also provide two trainers to conduct training in the workshops. Tata and its associated companies will also provide placement opportunities to the skilled youth of Chhattisgarh. The project aims to train over 10,000 youths annually in advanced skills, fostering better employment opportunities in the state.
Assistant Director of Technical Education in the Chhattisgarh government, R.B. Tiwari, told India CSR that the Chhattisgarh government will have a 13.25 percent stake in this project.
Industry 4.0 Technology Hub will provide good opportunities for the youth to hone their technical skills
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced the transformation of the ITIs into Industry 4.0 Technology Hubs, providing the youth in the state with opportunities to develop their technical skills. The state government’s focus on innovation to create more employment opportunities has resulted in increased income for farmers, labourers, and tribals in forest areas.
In the last four and a half years, the state government has provided approximately Rs 1,60,000 crore to the people of the state through various welfare-oriented schemes, which have boosted trade and positively impacted the industry sector in Chhattisgarh. Baghel emphasised the government’s commitment to transforming villages into production hubs and cities into business hubs. People living in urban areas are now moving towards rural areas, attracted by the profitability of agriculture.
Chief Minister urges the officials of Tata Technologies to support the further development of RIPA
Chief Minister Baghel informed Tata Technologies officials about the establishment of 300 Rural Industrial Parks (RIPA) in the state, aimed at fostering small industries in villages. These parks offer essential amenities such as land, electricity, water, sheds, training, Wi-Fi, and banking linkage to facilitate business startups.
He urged the officials of Tata Technologies to support the further development of RIPA and urban industrial centres by introducing modern industries and cutting-edge technology. The officials from Tata Technologies commended the state government’s initiatives in bolstering Chhattisgarh’s rural economy and generating employment opportunities, acknowledging the positive impact of such efforts.
Transforming 36 government ITIs into Industry 4.0 Technology Hubs
Tata Technologies will transform the Government ITIs into Industry 4.0 Technology Hubs, which include the ITIs of Baikunthpur, Odgi Wadrafnagar, Mainpat, Bagicha, Lormi, Koni-Bilaspur, Korba, Janjgir, Akaltara, Hasaud, Raigarh, Kharsiya, Rajnandgaon, Dongargaon, Manpur, Chhuikhadan, Pandariya, Gunderdehi, Dallirajhara, Gurur, Durg, Patan, Dharsiwa, Hirapur, Arang, Abhanpur, Bhatapara, Simga, Bagbahra, Pithora, Kanker, Antagarh, Charama, Nagarnar, and Dantewada.
ITIs will offer training in six new trades
These ITIs will offer training in six new technical trades. The trades covered in the one-year programme include advanced tool artisan, industrial robotics and digital manufacturing technician, and manufacturing process control and automation.
In the two-year program, they will offer training in advanced CNC Machining, Basic Designer and Virtual Verifier (Mechanical), and Mechanic Electric Vehicle trades, all of which are of world-class standards.
An MoU was signed between the State Planning Commission and Tata Technologies Limited on October 1, 2022, in the presence of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, aiming to develop the state’s technical institutions into technological hubs, and agricultural research and innovation centres. The Department of Skill Development and Technical Education has signed an MoU with Tata Technologies to transform 36 government ITIs into Industry 4.0 Technology Hubs on July 22, further enhancing their capabilities and promoting skill development and innovation in the region.
Skill Development and Technical Education, Minister Umesh Patel, Advisor to Chief Minister Pradeep Sharma, Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Mineral Development Corporation Girish Dewangan, Deputy Chairman of State Planning Commission Ajay Singh, Principal Secretary of Skill Development, Technical Education and Employment Department Dr. Alok Shukla, Secretary Topeshwar Verma were also present.
Chhattisgarh signs MoU with Tata Technologies
To upgrade and modernise 10 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the state
Objective of the MoU
To enhance the employability of youth by imparting industry-relevant skills and exposure to latest technologies
Duration of the MoU
Scope of the MoU
Tata Technologies will provide faculty training, learning content, industry visits, expert lectures, and placement assistance to the ITI students
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