Ambassador Dr Martin Ney hosts Indian industrialists
Enlarge image Deepak Puri (Moser Baer India Ltd.), Pierre de Bausset (Airbus Group India Pvt. Ltd.) and Hemant Kanoria (SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd.) (© German Embassy New Delhi) The ‚Alliance for Dual VET‘ took important decisions for its further development during a meeting of the Indian industrialists on invitation by Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney. The aim of the alliance, which was founded in March, is to contribute to the establishment of dual training structures in India similar to German standards. Enlarge image Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney with Ranjit Pratap, MD, Rayala Corporation Pvt. Ltd. (© German Embassy New Delhi)
It also intends to encourage and support small and medium-sized enterprises to get involved in vocational training in local clusters. The finances and Know-How should be generated like this, in order to provide an education to a large number of young Indians entering the labour market.
The Alliance and their partners have already started the work in a considerable number of clusters, for e.g. in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Kolkata. Enlarge image Sunil Mathur (Siemens India Ltd.) and Anita Rajan (TATA Strive) with Dr. Jürgen Wuttke, Referatsleiter, Social and Labour Affairs, German Embassy New Delhi (© German Embassy New Delhi) The entire work of the Alliance will be supported by a secretariat, which was set up at the mentioned meeting.
Enlarge image Guests at the meeting (© German Embassy New Delhi) Apart from that it was decided to appoint a project group to develop concrete suggestions for the construction of the first Master Academy in India or comparable initiatives for the training of urgently needed trainers in field of economy.