New Delhi, July 26, 2016: in a significant development, CEMCA signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with sector skill council for green jobs, on July 26, 2016. The MOU is for an active collaboration, between the two organisations, for the coming 3 years to facilitate training of youth in the renewable energy sector for job roles related to solar, wind and solid waste management. This is a growing sector and needs about 10 million skilled human resources in the coming 5 years.
Skill Council for Green Jobs is one of the most recently launched initiatives of the Government of India aligned to the National Skill Development Mission. It is promoted by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Their mission is to capture the skilling needs for both service users and manufacturers/ service providers within the sector and implement a roadmap for a nation-wide, industry led collaborative skills development initiatives that will enable meet India’s potential for Green Businesses.