RSDC & Hindustan University come together for rubber skill training.
Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC), the sector skill council for Rubber sector in India, has joined hands with Hindustan University, Chennai for imparting programmes in Rubber Technology. RSDC has been set up by All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) and Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA) in collaboration with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and is focussed on skill development & training needs of the rubber sector.
The purpose of the collaboration is to impart education for rubber sector, rubber skills training and programmes in rubber technology and polymer science to meet the growing demand for rubber industry professionals in the country.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was exchanged between Mr. Vinod Simon, Chairman RSDC and Dr. Pon Ramalingam, Registrar Hindustan University Chennai in the presence of Hindustan University management represented by Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese and Mr. Ashok Verghese, Dr. S. Ramachandran – Vice Chancellor, Dr. V. Ravi Kumar – HOD Chemical and Mr. Milton Gerard Huggins – Head Training, Hindustan University.
“The collaboration between RSDC and Hindustan University represents an important step in advancement of rubber education in the country. It will help impart education in rubber technology courses in accordance with National Occupational Standards (NOS) and help meet the demand for certified manpower by the industry”, said Mr. Simon.
“The courses and programmes aligned to the cutting edge curricula developed by RSDC would enhance the employability of students of Hindustan University by equipping them with industry/ business relevant skills”, said Mr. Ashok Verghese.