Friday, November 18, 2016

Skill Development in the Civil Aviation Sector

Delhi: The Ministry of Civil aviation hired an agency - ICRA Management Consultancy Ltd. (iMaCS)- to undertake a comprehensive skill gap analysis of the civil aviation sector and to formulate a future road map for skill development in the sector. The main objective of conducting the study was to thoroughly review and assess the skill needs in different segments/sub-segments of the civil aviation sector in the present and future. Accordingly, the study was conducted to gauge competence skills across various segments of the sector, gaps in it, road map for skill development in the sector etc.

iMaCS submitted its final report on 15.03.2016. As per the said report, there will be a requirement of about one million personnel directly in the Civil Aviation Sector by 2035.

The Ministry has taken the following steps with respect to skill development and training in civil aviation sector:

1) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Ministry of Civil Aviation and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on 20.11.2016 to establish a framework of collaboration on skill development, including the setting up of Skill Development Centers, Trade Facilitation Centers and Centers of Excellence.
17/11/16 Business Standard

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