Importance of Tech Training: Skilled Manpower for Futuristic India
India’s growth lies in the hands of skilled professionals, budding entrepreneurs, managers well acquainted with the latest nitty-gritty of the technology. We have students graduated with degree courses but have very handful of candidates who are “skilled” and “prepared” for their respective job role. Therefore, trained and industry-oriented professionals become of predominant importance. The MD & CEO Siemens, Mr Sunil Mathur shares the insights of the availability of quality trained professionals which is integral for India’s growth story.
The prominent German Technology Powerhouse Siemens extend hands with Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany (BMZ) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and launch technical education initiative known as ‘IgnITE’. The initiative aims to develop qualified technicians and is based on the German Dual Vocational Education Training (DVET) model over 40,000 skilled workforces by 2024.
Mathur states “ IGnITE” brings about a systemic change in India’s skilling environment” and further adds “We are confident that this programme will support industry’s urgent need for a workforce trained in latest technologies relevant to support India’s vision of being a global manufacturing leader.” Siemens in India offers various initiatives in the area of skill development and create an industry-ready workforce targeting trainees of ITis) and the interested students willing to enhance their skillset.