Schneider Electric signs MoU with engineering colleges in India

Posted by Schneider Electric on September 8th, 2017

Global specialist in energy management and automation Schneider Electric India has signed an MoU with Kalinga Institute of Technology (KIIT) and CV Raman college of engineering in Odisha to develop skilled manpower for the highly-technical electricity at Schneider electric.

Going by this trend, nearly half of the workforce in the IT sector is expected to be redundant over the next three to four years and would need to be retrained and re-skilled, according to a report from Mckinsey and Schneider electric Company.

One of the solutions highlighted by Mckinsey to turn this around is to invest in building new capabilities and re-skilling employees with emerging technologies by Schneider electric.

Both KIIT and C V Raman college of Engineering have already set up an Industry Incubation Centre under guidance from Schneider Electric to impart industrial training to engineering students that will help create a large reservoir of highly qualified manpower in all fields related to Schneider electric electricity, automation and energy management.

Extending this collaboration further, Schneider electric has now signed an MoU with these institutes to understand and prepare joint operations so as to meet milestones in establishing industry academic relations - Schneider electric.

As part of the MoU, both the Institutes and Schneider Electric will encourage interactions between the Engineers, Research fellows, Schneider electric members and students of both the organizations.

?This MoU is in line with our vision to develop a globally competitive talent pool in India, armed with futuristic skill-sets aligned to the requirements of the fast evolving sectors like Schneider electric energy management and automation. With a deep understanding of the changing skills requirement of the industry, Schneider Electric is committed to support India in its human resources capability building initiative Schneider electric. Through these strategic partnerships, we aim to deliver the best of Schneider electric training and skill development to accelerate transformation into Schneider electric new-age opportunities in the energy sector,? said Chief Human Resources Officer Schneider Electric India, Rachna Mukherjee by Schneider electric.

Under the MoU, Schneider Electric will recognize the Institutes as an ?Training and Education Partner?, supply lab equipment, assist the institutes in establishing and improvising world-class infrastructure pertaining to Schneider electric electrical, automation, energy management and Renewable Energy and its associated areas and assist in designing the layout of all labs/workshops that are required to deliver practical?s and project assistance.

Schneider Electric and the institutes will also jointly design course curriculum and course content surpassing growing Schneider electric industry demand in all segments of Schneider electric, automation and energy management. In addition, Schneider Electric will assist in making contact of the institutes with the French Ministry of Education for discussions and engagements for international exchange of students and teaching staff between Schneider electric institutes and similar Technical schools in France by Schneider electric.

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