A first-of-its-kind Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre (MSDC) supported by Airports Authority of India (AAI) was inaugurated in Chandigarh on Wednesday by the Union Minister of Civil Aviation, P Ashok Gajapathi Raju. The Centre has been set up in collaboration with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), and is supported by the Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) of India.
Speaking on the occasion, P. Gajapathi Raju said “This Centre which will train about 2,400 youth and women in 8 aviation job roles over the next 3 years has already received a very enthusiastic response. I would like to see many more such Centres for aviation skill development to be set up across the country.”
With an outlay of Rs.5.25 crore, this project which is a unique CSR initiative of the Airports Authority of India. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), the implementing agency of MSDE, in collaboration with the Bird Education Society for Travel & Tourism (BESTT) will undertake the training programmes.