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Tata Flags off Indian Institute of Skills

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The institute will also offer scholarships to the first 100 students along with attractive fee options during this initial launch phase

The first batch of Indian Institute of Skills in Mumbai was inaugurated by Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri. Mahendra Nath Pandey. The ceremony was conducted through virtual medium. The institute is a joint initiative between Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India and Tata Indian Institute of Skills.

The first batch is due to commence training with two courses in Factory Automation, with duration ranging from one to four weeks, depending upon the prequalification profile of the trainee.

Commenting on the occasion, Union Minister Shri. Pandey said, “This institute will give a new impetus to the Skill India Mission by advancing India in the field of skill development and employment generation.

Pandey added, “With an aim to provide high-quality technical and vocational learning across various sectors, the foundation for state-of-the-art infrastructure was laid last year and today with the launch of its first set of courses at IIS Mumbai, I can proudly say that we are inching closer to achieve the vision of our Honorable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi of making India the ‘Skill Capital of the World. The entire set up to be developed keeping in mind that the present and the future lies in skill development.”

The institute will also offer scholarships to the first 100 students along with attractive fee options during this initial launch phase. An early bird scholarship scheme of 75 percent% has also been announced for the first 100 students/trainees. The IIS Mumbai with a World Class Training Environment is to come up on a 4.5 Acre Campus at Chembur, Mumbai.

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