Samsung to Set Up Tech Schools for Small Businesses in India
The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Samsung announced Monday a partnership to set up technical schools in MSME Technology Centres across India.
The MSME-Samsung Technical Schools will run Samsung’s Advanced Repair and Industrial Skills Enhancement (A.R.I.S.E.) program, providing students trade-specific training on various aspects of repair and troubleshooting for consumer electronics products such as mobile phones, televisions, home theatres, home appliances and their related accessories.
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Students will also get real time working experience at Samsung authorised service centres. Other than technical skills, as part of the course the students will get a chance to learn soft skills which will further enable them to provide exemplary customer service.
The MOU was signed by Development Commissioner and Additional Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India, Amarendra Sinha and B.D. Park, President & CEO, South West Asia, Samsung Electronics in the presence of Minister of MSME, Kalraj Mishra.
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The announcement also marked the inauguration of the first MSME-Samsung Technical School at MSME Extension Centre, Bal Sahyog, Connaught Place, situated in the heart of Delhi.
Ten MSME-Samsung Technical Schools will be set up across India – one each in Delhi, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai, and Varanasi.
Samsung has already established one such lab at the ITI in Dheerpur, Delhi, in collaboration with the Directorate of Training and Technical Education, Government of NCT. Samsung also has plans to establish more such labs across India.