HAL-IISc Skill Development Centre in launches its first training programme
HAL-IISc Skill Development Centre in Challakere of Chitradurga district in Karnataka launched its first training programme today offering five courses in virtual mode.
The programmes offered are in the niche engineering areas of aerospace, mechanical, electrical and electronic sectors, and in line with the “Make in India” mission. The experienced engineers, supervisors and faculty members of various technical institutes will be trained in the Centre.
The trainees will spend more than 50 per cent of the course duration in labs, conducting experiments. Faculty members will be selected from Indian Institute of Science and other leading organisations including HAL.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had formally inaugurated the Skill Development Centre in Challakere on August 13th this year. The Centre is located in IISc’s new 1500 acre campus in Challakere, projected as a Science and Technology city.
The Skill Development Centre spread over 75000 sq.feet was constructed at a cost of 73.7 crore rupees. It is well equipped with modern labs, class rooms, auditorium and residential accommodation for 250 trainees and faculty members.