Industry conclave for skills development in telecom sector

By : |April 7, 2014 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) in partnership with World Trade Center Bangalore, Cisco, ITI, and UTL, organized the Skills Conclave to promote Skills Development for the Telecom sector, taking forward their collective vision of imparting skills training to 80,000 youth across India over the next 18 months.

Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) is an industry led body jointly promoted by The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), Indian Cellular Association (ICA), Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE) with Governing body Members including DEITY, IIM and NSDC.

TSSC is mandated to facilitate training of 80,000 people and help infuse Rs. 80 cores Government support for skilling in Telecom Domain under the recently launched National Skill Certification and Monetary (STAR) Scheme and is the implementing agency for STAR Scheme for the Telecom Sector. TSSC envisages to skill 5 Million people by the year 2022.

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The event was addressed by Aravind Sitaraman, president, Inclusive Growth Cisco, KL Dhingra, CMD, ITI Ltd, Dr. C Rao Kasarabada, Group chairman UTL, Balaram Menon, president, World Trade Center Bangalore, and Dr. Bose K. Nair, VP, World Trade Center Bangalore.