Tata Technologies signs 10-year Memorandum of Agreement with Chhattisgarh worth Rs 1188.36 crore

The upgraded ITIs will serve as skill incubation centres, strengthening the technical proficiency of students and potential employers.

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Tata Technologies signs 10-year Memorandum of Agreement with Chhattisgarh worth Rs 1188.36 crore

Tata Technologies, an engineering and product development digital services company, has signed a 10-year Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the government of Chhattisgarh to modernise 36 government-owned ITIs in the state with a total project cost of Rs 1188.36 crore.

 

The MOA signing ceremony was graced by the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel along with other dignitaries from Chhattisgarh Government and Leadership team of Tata Technologies.

Bhupesh Baghel, said, “We are determined to nurture the potential of Chhattisgarh’s youth, to accelerate the state’s industrial growth and economic advancement. Our strategic collaboration with Tata Technologies will empower the youth, arming them with a comprehensive understanding of Industry 4.0 technologies and enhancing their employability while also bolstering the state’s industrial landscape through the provision of adept, ready-to-serve human capital.”

Warren Harris, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Technologies, said, The significant step towards upskilling the young engineers with Industry 4.0 technology aligns with our vision of engineering a better world, which includes a better future for the youth in Chhattisgarh.”

The upgraded ITIs will serve as skill incubation centres, strengthening the technical proficiency of students and potential employers. The Chhattisgarh government has launched various skill development initiatives to empower its diverse workforce and enable the state manufacturing and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) industry. This includes schemes like Kaushal Vikas Yojana for training youth on healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing, and services as well as Skill-on Wheels for remote area training. The state government’s initiatives of Suraji Gaon Yojana, aiming to establish Gauthans, are becoming centres of employment in the agriculture and animal husbandry sectors.

Tata Technologies is collaborating with 20 global industry partners to upgrade the ITIs which will offer six new trades and 23 new short-term courses that cater to Industry 4.0 demands. The upgraded ITIs will train over 10,000 students annually at full capacity. It will facilitate upskilling in sectors related to Industry 4.0, Product Design and Development, Product Verification and Virtual analysis, Design for Artisans and Handicrafts, Additive manufacturing (3D printing), Modern Automotive Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, Battery Electric Vehicle Training, IoT and Digital Instrumentation, Process Control and Automation with HMI, PLC SCADA, Advanced Manufacturing and Prototyping, Industrial Robotics with arc welding, AI-based Virtual Welding and; Painting, Advanced Plumbing, Digital Meters, Agriculture and Horticulture, and much more.

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