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Itagar, July 6: Much to the delights of untrained and unskilled employees and youth, the Hydro Power Development Cooperation of Aruchal Pradesh Limited (HPDCAPL) and Power Sector Skill Council (PSSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the tiol Capital on Tuesday.
PSSC is the sector skill council established as per guidelines framed by tiol Skill Development Council (NSDC) for the power sector in India.
The landmark MoU was signed considering the shortage of skilled and certified manpower in the power sector of the state.
The MoU was approved by the Chief Minister Kalikho Pul which was executed by HPDCAPL Maging Director Toko Onuj and PSSC CEO Vinod Bihari in presence of Hydro power Parliamentary Secretary Phusom Khimhun, an official release informed here today.
With the MoU, the HPDCAPL would be a nodal agency of skill development training of the power sector in the state including electricity, transmission, distribution and renewable energy and power equipment and manufacturing sector.
The general purpose of the MoU is to increase the skilled labour pool in power sector in order to achieve the goal. The parties would cooperate based on principles of mutual benefit.
Both the parties agreed to further collaborate in the area of skill development to enhance industry participation.
The HPDCAPL would identify a suitable nodal officer at each location of training familiar with local conditions and geography to ensure effective magement if the training programe and also to coordite with various agencies including PSSC.
HPDCAPL would develop comprehensive training calendar covering various categories of workforce who has been identified for necessary training and certification. On other hand PSSC would regulate the skill development activities in the industry including development of tiol Occupatiol Standard (NOS) and Qualification Packs (QPs), the release added.