Delhi: As the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi launched the Skill India campaign with an aim to train over 400 million people in different skills, various governmental and non-governmental organizations have come up in support of this Initiative. One Such organization is Electronics Sector Skill Council of India (ESSCI) which has been instrumental in skills development in the electronics sector and is organizing competitions to select the Indian representative in the electronics field at the WorldSkills 2017 taking place in Abu Dhabi. Around 1000 students from across the country participated in the challenging competitions organized by ESSCI at regional and national level. After the rigorous shortlisting process, only three finalists namely Sumir Kumar Jha from Delhi, Harsha Prabakaran from Chennai and Keshav Aggarwal from Faridabad managed to prove their mettle in the various domains of electronics. To select the top two candidates from the existing three candidates, a pre final-2 was organized at Maharaja Surajmal Institute of Technology, Janakpuri. The selected students will be provided meticulous training in the cutting edge technology along with the international exposures at electronic hubs like China, Finland etc.
The event was Inaugurated by Sh. Rakesh Mathur, Sr. VP,ESSCI who quoted that “Electronics skills need to be enhanced among individuals to accomplish the nation’s visions like make In India and Digital India”.The event was also graced by Mr. Naveen kumar (Technical Consultant), Mr. Yogender Pal Singh (Expert,Electronics Skill), Dr. KP Chaudhary, Director,MSIT event. The competition was managed and supported by the Emtech foundation, key supporting partner for electronics skill competition[India is still in its developing phase when electronics sector is considered, such events are organized to invigorate skills among individuals. and help the nation attain competence and economic success to reach world class standards.]