MoUs Between IIT Kanpur, Indian Institute Of Skills, Kanpur, HAL And Dassault Aircraft Services India

  • Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) Kanpur announced 3 key partnerships.
  • With Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Dassault Aircraft Services India (DASI).
  • Aligned with the objectives of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).
  • To empower and prepare the local youth for the aerospace and defence sector.
  • To support the Defence Industrial Corridor in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Stakeholders envision the setting up of best-in-class infrastructure accompanied by modern training methodology.
  • Courses include AI, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, Advance Manufacturing, Krishi 2.0 Smart Agriculture, Robotics and Automation.

Partnership with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited:

  • HAL will develop a training infrastructure for a CNC lab at the new IIS Kanpur as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
  • Aims to offer IIS Kanpur’s faculties and trainees exposure to advanced CNC machining technology while facilitating training, re-skilling, and up-skilling.
  • To better prepare trainees for industrial jobs, supporting the Skill India initiative.
  • To foster improved collaboration between academia and industry by creating a common engineering environment familiar to both parties, enabling effective know-how sharing.

Partnership with the Dassault Aviation

  • Will help commence a course in Aeronautical Structure and Equipment Fitter (AS&EF) at IIS.
  • For providing long-term training in the aviation sector in Kanpur.
  • Dassault Aviation Centre of Excellence is being set up for Aeronautical Vocational Training in the IIS building in the Kanpur Campus.
  • These partnerships with benefit society by enabling the local ecosystem to adapt to state-of-art technology.
  • The Government of India has already set up IISs in 3 locations namely Mumbai, Kanpur and Ahmedabad.
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