Ramco Cements Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on September 19, 2020, with Government of Tamil Nadu for establishment of an Apex Skill Development Centre at Ariyalur.
The company informed the exchanges Thursday that the establishment of this Apex Skill Development Centre would help the rural employable youths in providing high end sector skill development training, engaging with industries and other stake holders to design and development of industry relevant training curriculum, create a pool of qualified and professional trainers and to act as a Centre of Excellence for the sector.
“Ramco Group has ensured that over 20,000 students benefit every year through its 16 schools, two ITIs, polytechnic and engineering college, which provide education and training on par with global standards and with the best of infrastructure. Hence, Ramco Cements is well poised to shoulder the onerous responsibility entrusted by the Tamil Nadu Government, through the Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation (TNSDC), for establishment of Apex Skill Development Centre (ASDC) for Construction and Infrastructure Sector,” company said.
The ASDC will be established at Ariyalur, for which Ramco Cements have come forward to alienate six acres of land for setting up the project. URC Construction will be the Industry Partner and Ramco Institute of Technology will be the academic Partner in the consortium.
Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation (TNSDC) not only provides skill training to unemployed youth including school / college dropouts
but also ensures skilling of the qualified youth to enhance their employability.