KATHMANDU: Chamber of Industries Morang (CIM) has signed an agreement with ENSSURE Project to operate an industrial manpower production centre.
The agreement has been made to address problems being faced by industrial businesses in the lack of skilled manpower required in the industrial sector. The agreement has been signed between the two institutions for the next three years.
As per the agreement, the manpower production centre will collect data on the skilled manpower required by the industries, and it will play the role of a bridge between the organisations for conducting training as per the needs of the industries. The centre will also suggest policies to the agencies concerned for timely curriculum revision. The centre will coordinate in terms of manpower production among the private sector, training provider organisations and concerned bodies of the government.
Meanwhile, the centre, which has been in operation since last year in collaboration with CIM and ENSSURE Project, has arranged for the employment of 33 trainees in apprenticeship model in coordination with various industrial businesses in the region. It has been prepared to conduct 100-hour training on Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), boiler operator, lathe operator among others by developing a curriculum, according to CIM.
CIM President Suyesh Pyakurel, and Rabindra Bahadur Singh, team leader at ENSSURE, signed the agreement with the aim of developing the centre as a technical manpower production centre of Province 1. A skill development unit is in operation at CIM in collaboration with ENSSURE Project.