AAI and NSDC Partnership Aims to Enhance Skill Development in India's Aerospace and Aviation Sector

Airports Authority of India (AAI) under Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India has set up two Aviation Skill Development Centres, till date, in collaboration with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

AAI and NSDC Partnership Aims to Enhance Skill Development in India's Aerospace and Aviation Sector
AAI and NSDC Partnership Aims to Enhance Skill Development in India's Aerospace and Aviation Sector

NEW DELHI- Airports Authority of India (AAI) under Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India has set up two Aviation Skill Development Centres, till date, in collaboration with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) acts as an Awarding Body to assess the participants undergoing training and award certifications to the successful candidates.

Details of the two Aviation Skill Development Centres are as follows:-

(i) Aviation Multi-skill Development Centre (MSDC) set-up at Chandigarh.

This centre was set-up under the CSR initiative of Airports Authority of India (AAI). The other stakeholders of the project are National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) supported by the Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) of India and Bird Academy of Aviation as a Training Partner.

(ii) Aviation Skill Development Center at Mumbai, Maharashtra.

This centre was set-up by LearnNet Skills which is working as a Training implementation partner for CSR Project of AAI. 

Currently, there is no proposal in government for setting up more Aviation Multi Skill Development Centres.

There are 108 training centers accredited by Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC).

Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) is under the aegis of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). AASSC adheres to the accreditation guidelines formulated by NSDC.

There are seven more aviation training partners who have sought accreditation from AASSC. List of these seven aviation training partners are:-

(i) RAPHA TECHS                                             

(ii) ASCENSIVE EDUCARE LIMITED

(iii) Myfledge Private Limited

(iv) Truly Yours Welfare Society

(v) Truly Yours Welfare Society

(vi) VISION AVIATION ACADEMY

(vii) Speedwings Aviation Academy

The proposed number of youth and women to be trained by the accredited training centers in next three years depends on the growth of the aviation sector.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 27- March-2023.

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