New Delhi: National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) has signed an MoU with LG Electronics India Pvt Ltd and the Electronics Sector Skills Council of India for setting up the Centre for Excellence for the MSME sector. The MoU was signed in the presence of Cabinet Minister Narayan Rane, Minister for State Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, MSME Secretary BB Swain, NSIC CMD P Udayakuma and MSME AS&DC Shailesh Kumar Singh.
In this endeavour, the LG Electronics and Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) will set up a "Centre of Excellence" at NSIC – Technical Services Centre aimed at training underprivileged youth in the fields of consumer electronics and appliances. This will open new avenues in the field of electronics for the youth and generate skilled manpower for employment in this sector. In the first year, 600 youth per year would be benefitted from electronics goods servicing and repairing.
The NSIC will facilitate passed out trainees in job fairs along with the sector skills council and LG Electronics will give them job preference to NSIC – Technical Services Centre (Okhla) trainees
NSIC Technical Services Centre, Okhla has been at the forefront of training the youth in various skills and entrepreneurship-based training programmes. NSIC training programmes are industry centric and market-oriented.
The NTSC (Okhla) has been associated with various Industry leaders as knowledge partners such as Schneider Electric in Solar Energy Solutions and electrical, Delta in PLC, SCADA and Distributed Control Systems, Mitutoyo in Quality control, and Tally in accounting. Using these technologies NTSC (Okhla) imparts industry-relevant technical skills to the trainees. The MoU has been signed by OP Singh, Centre Head, NTSC (Okhla) and Tae Jin Chang, Head Customer Service, LG India.