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The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telecom Sector Skill Council (TCSS) for complementing the skills imparted by the vocational system and its affiliated institutions and colleges in order to match the need of Prime Minister’s ‘Skill India Mission’.

Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) is an industry-led apex body committed to ensure adequate skilled manpower to boost growth and productivity in Telecom sector. The AICTE is responsible for the promotion of qualitative improvements of such education in relation to planned quantitative growth and the regulation and proper maintenance of norms and standards in the technical education system and for matters connected therewith.

Lt. Gen Dr SP Kochhar, CEO TSSC along with Prof Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE signed the MoU in presence of other dignitaries. 

Under this partnership, AICTE shall permit the TSSC’s Train the Trainer programme to run as an authorised course, under the aegis of Faculty Development Programme. AICTE shall also issue a necessary circular to its affiliated colleges/institutions to include TSSC’s outcome based skill training as equivalent to the industrial training for two months, mandatory part of the curriculum.

While TSSC shall train the faculty under relevant job roles to prepare them as skilled, as skill trainers/ master trainers as the case may be and shall look forward to implement AICTE’s Start-Up programme and Tinkering Lab programme. 

 
 
 
 
 

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