Improving employability of the workforce with corporate co-operation
Improving employability of the workforce with corporate co-operation.
Samsung India is going to expand its technical training schools in India, which are run in conjunction with the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), to more places as part of the Skill India programme. Currently, 10 centres have been set up and 2 further centres will be set up in Bengaluru and Jamshedpur.
Samsung Technical School, started in 2013 as part of Samsung's citizenship initiative, to support the government's initiative to make India a global manufacturing hub by developing training programmes to create talented manpower with practical skills and appropriate industry experience. Samsung says around 2,000 have been trained so far, of which 70 per cent have been absorbed in jobs, the rest are self-employed.