Sunday, March 20, 2016

Aviation academy to come up at Begumpet airport

Hyderabad: The State government has entered into an agreement with Aero Campus Aquitaine of Bordeaux Metropole of France to set up an Aviation academy to train candidates in Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) and develop local aviation and aerospace talent.

State government enters into an agreement with Jerome Verschave of Aero Campus Aquitaine and Anna Raimat of Bordequx
It is aimed at train candidates in maintenance, repair and overhaul and develop local aviation and aerospacetalen
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Saturday at the India Aviation Show 2016  in the presence of Industries Minister Jupally Krishna Rao between Industries Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar and Jerome Verschave of Aero Campus Aquitaine and Anna Raimat of Bordequx Metropole.

"Our aim is to train at least 1,000 students a year in aerospace and related areas. We want this Aero Campus to give maximum preference to students Telangana State.  The courses will be of various durations from few weeks to one year.  We will take 300 students in the first batch to begin with.  And subsequently this number will go up to 1,500 to 2,000," said Krishna Rao.  The academy will come up at Begumpet Airport. "We got location commitment from authorities. Now we will initiate and work to get necessary DGCA and government clearances. It will be India's first such training academy in aerospace industry. We would like to focus on MRO technology training," according to Arvind Kumar. "We will also provide accommodation to rural students. These courses will have residential facilities. All these are paid courses. The lower courses will be subsided by the government," he added.
20/03/16 Hans India
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