Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary company of the Deutsche Messe, organizers of Hannover Messe (Germany) along with Department of Heavy Industries and FICCI today announced the 9th edition of WIN India 2015, India’s leading Industrial and engineering trade fair, schedule to be held from December 9-11, 2015 at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The Department of Heavy Industries (DHI), Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, had a Make in India’ pavilion at WIN India 2015, which will showcase the prowess of India’s manufacturing in technology. IEEMA is also part of the DHI Pavillion and Mr Babu Babel, President, IEEMA met Mr Anant Geete at IEEMA Stall and invited him for ELECRAMA-2016.
The Department of Heavy Industry and Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship have also signed a MoU for capital goods and automotive sector for large scale capacity building by providing infrastructure and facilities, improving training content, curriculum and methodology and use of latest technologies.
Speaking at inaugural session ceremony of WIN India Shri Anant Geete said “We know that our priority today is to create jobs for our 65% population which is young. Partnership with Ministry of Skill Development is important to make people job-ready for our capital goods sector. The sector provides direct employment to 1.4 million people and indirect employment to 7 million people and impacts users of capital goods estimated to be 50 times of the direct employment. We are aiming to create direct and indirect employment for 30 million workers in the capital goods sector by 2025. Hence, we have signed the MoU with Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to ensure that these targets are met“.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy pointed out that “availability of talent and productivity of the workforce are amongst the top drivers for manufacturing competitiveness of a nation. The Central Government is committed to ensure that there is adequate supply of quality talent for the manufacturing sector. This would give India a competitive edge in manufacturing. This Agreement between the Skills Ministry and Ministry of Heavy Industries will go a long way in ensuring supply of such talent pool.”
The MoU was signed by Dr Rajan Katoch, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry and Mr Rohit Nandan, Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in the presence of Shri Anant Geete, Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.