Topics ranging from 'India can be a global skills hub in aerospace technology', 'Post-Covid rebound in Indian aviation and carving skills for future' and talent resource challenges in drone technology and bridging the gap through skill India' were taken up during a panel discussion, reported ANI.
Speaking at the event, the former chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Dr. K Sivan, called on HAL and ASSC to venture into areas other than aerospace with an aim to boost the upgradation to skills.
Sivan also presented the skill awards to various divisions of HAL during the event.
The Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of HAL lauded the skill development programme during his address.
HAL CMD R Madhavan said, “HAL covers nearly 16,000 employees with its well laid-out and effective skill development programmes which are necessary to lead the complex aerospace industry.”
Meanwhile, the director of HAL highlighted the various programs organised by the aerospace major.
HAL Director of HR, Alok Verma said, “The company is playing a critical role in the Skill India mission. Our skill development policy lays emphasis on a variety of programmes that include continuous learning and development. Our Training within Industry (TWI) programme has about 500 projects incorporating critical skilling aspects.”