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NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector

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New Delhi: National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) signs MoU with Bird Academy on the 1st of June 2017 in New Delhi, with regards to skilling of unemployed youth in the  aviation and aerospace Sector. With the signing of the MoU, NSDC has agreed to enter into an arrangement with BIRD ACADEMY to train, skill and empower more than 30,000 unemployed youth across various states including North Eastern states with special focus to train and empower minimum 5,000 women and tribal youths from the underprivileged sections of the society and assist states in capacity building over the next six years.

The two organizations will work together to  set up training centres and centre of excellence in India with the  aim of increasing employability of youth aspiring to work in the aerospace and aviation sector under the guidance of Aerospace and Aviation sector skill council.

BIRD Academy will undertake fresh skilling for 30,000 youth in aviation and aerospace Sector, resulting in gainful employment over the next 6 years. The academy will undertake recognition of Prior Learning for their direct and indirect employees covering approx. 5000 candidates. The institute will establish Model Centre and Centre of Excellence/Training Centres at Chandigarh, Delhi, Cochin, Bengaluru/Mumbai, Goa and other locations Pan India including North East focussed on Aviation and related trades.

Further BIRD Academy will apply for Non-funding/Funding Partnership to NSDC which shall be evaluated by NSDC as per its Financial Management and Procurement Manual and other applicable guidelines.

Through this MoU, NSDC may support in the development of Aviation and Aerospace Model Centre and BIRD ACADEMY Centre of Excellence/ Training Centres. NSDC through the Aviation & Aerospace Sector Skill council (AASSC) may provide support for joint mobilization to channelize students into these centres. NSDC through the AASSC will facilitate NSQF alignment, provide quality assurance and certification through for trainings in these centres.

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