October 7, 2022

Utkarsh India Ltd. and Indian Plumbing Skills Council Partner for Skill Development of Indian Plumbing Workforce through Project Pankh  

Staff Reporter –

Utkarsh India Ltd has partnered with Indian Plumbing Skills Council (IPSC) operating under the aegis of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), to train a total 2000 beneficiaries across India in the field of plumbing through a joint collaboration called Project Pankh. Adding wings to your life.A skill development program under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will be conducted by the Indian Plumbing Skills Council for the plumbing workforce. Reinforcing the objective of Skill India Mission, the program supports Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship’s (MSDE) efforts to transform India as a hub for skilled manpower. A joint project of one year, this RPL program aims to empower the beneficiaries with the right skill sets and knowledge and provide recognition to the plumbers engaged in the program. Announcing the collaboration with Indian Plumbing Skills Council, Mr. Utkarsh Bansal, Director, UIL, said, lack of skilled workers and poor training opportunities are the most pressing concerns of the modern plumbing community. Utkarsh India stands

committed to help improve the skill sets of the plumber’s community which has often been neglected. We are happy to be associated with IPSC and looking forward to help the plumbing community by providing better technical skills thereby enhancing their livelihood. Mr Sandip K Roy Choudhury, Director, IPSC, said “IPSC has created a platform of recognition of the existing skilled plumbers highlighting their level of competency, and is working through their partners, to impart the skills in plumbing and making them industry ready.” Commenting on the association, Dr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation said, “This collaboration will empower a large number of Indian youth engaged in plumbing to undertake industry-relevant skill training that will support their professional growth in this informal sector. Commenting on the collaboration, Mr. Vinay Gupta, Vice Chairman, Indian Plumbing Skills Council said, “We at IPSC have been working continuously to engage the plumbing industry towards the Skill India Mission. Our association with UIL is a great step towards creating more recognition and opportunities for the plumbing workforce.”

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