Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI), a Sector Skill Council formed under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) – GoI, has announced that it has trained over 7 lac candidates in over 60 ESDM job roles across the country in the last 5 years. It also plans to open 50 new Centres of Excellence (CoE) across India by end of 2020 to train more industry oriented professionals. With this, India is set to become self-reliant in the electronics field.
ESSCI intends to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation in the electronics space through an extensive partnership with IESA where it is playing a pivotal role to reach over 1 lakh relevant engineering students across 500 engineering colleges spanning India in the next 5 years. It will help in giving a boost to our government’s plan to advance the electronics sector manufacturing in India apart from creating jobs. The multi-pronged strategy is already in place and have 13 industry sponsored Centre of Excellences/Training Centres to train the trainers coming up.
It has recently opened its centres in Bhubaneswar, Guwahati & New Delhi. These CoEs would be the flagship centers for innovation, micro-entrepreneur development, rural technology innovation & implements, advisory, consulting and skill development in the areas of Electronics components & hardwares, Nano-Electronics, Sports and Bio-Mechanics. The Centres would also develop Qualification Packs, based on National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) with the collaboration of industry associations as a part of the Skill India initiative.
About Electronic Sector Skill Council of India
Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) is a Not‐for‐Profit Organization registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1956.The Council has been promoted by six Associations i.e. CEAMA, ELCINA, IESA, IPCA, MAIT & ELCOMA, with financial support by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). ESSCI envisions to enable a world class electronics manufacturing industry with an ecosystem for skill development and enhance employability of the large number of Indian human resource.