NSRY Signs MoU with ITI Dollygunj

Port Blair, Nov. 13: The HQ Andaman and Nicobar Command endorsing the need to augment various technical skillset in Andaman & Nicobar Islands and towards realizing this goal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Naval Ship Repair Yard (Port Blair) and the Government Industrial Training Institute, Dollygunj, Port Blair for implementation of Industrial Exposure Trade Training Programme (IETT).

The MoU is in line with the GOI “Skill India” initiative and will provide hands-on exposure to the interns in the field of Marine Repair Trades. It will be an opportunity for the IIT trainees to practically experience overhauling and repairs of marine equipment fitted onboard ships as also widen their horizon for future job prospects. 

This internship is expected to not only arouse interest in the trainees to join the Defence Industrial establishments but also boost their chances of being included in the pool of skilled workforce towards managing the increasingly growing requirements of Indian Naval and other ships at ANI. 

The MoU was signed on 06 Nov 20 between Commodore Superintendent of Yard, Commodore Iqbal Singh Grewal representing HQ ANC and Shri Venketesh CH, Principal, Govt. ITI, Dollygunj, in the presence of Shri Madhusudan Baidya, Labour Commissioner and Shri Krishan Kumar, IAS Secretary (Labour Employment & Training).

The Andaman & Nicobar Command is keen to enable the local populace by providing wider exposure at their ship repair facility.