Roundtable for Skill Development in Electric Vehicles – Organized by UK Government’s DFID, ASDC and SSOU

A Roundtable conference was jointly conducted at SSOU Pune by Department for International Development (DFID), Govt. of UK, Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) and Symbiosis Skills & Open University (SSOU) to deliberate on the possible interventions that can be taken up in the Electric Vehicles space for Skill Development with mutual industry collaboration under the DFID sponsored Skills for Jobs Programme. The round table conference also involved vetting/validation of the Qualification Packs developed by ASDC.

The event saw participation from over 30 industries / academia with Institutions like Central Staff Training and Research Institute (CSTARI), Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), SSOU’s Schools of Automobile and Mechatronics Engineering, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Industry partners with the likes of Toyota, Mahindra Electric, Spark Minda, OLA Skilling, Hero, Tata Technologies, TATA Motors, Autobot, DIYGuru etc.