The key focus of TASK is to enable Demand-based Skilling by extending skilling and placement assistance to students in the latest technologies
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, U.S., September 19, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Asia’s first-ever professional conference in Aviation and Aerospace Sector – AviAsian 2018, was held at Singapore. Mr. Sujiv Nair, Chief Executive Officer – Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK), Department of ITE&C, Government of Telangana, was invited to speak at the conference.
The conference was hosted in collaboration with the Singapore Aviation Academy, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and brought together leaders in Academia, Industry, Government from Aviation, Aerospace and other sectors which saw the participation of more than 80 delegates worldwide.
Speaking at the conference, Mr. Sujiv highlighted how the youngest State in India, Telangana, has collaborated with Industry and Academia towards Enhancing Employability Quotient of youth. TASK as an organization thrives to cater to the need for skilling youth and enabling Industry relevant skilling initiatives across 500 colleges.
“The key focus of TASK is to enable Demand-based Skilling by extending skilling and placement assistance to students in the latest technologies depending on the requirements of the industry. Various customized skilling initiatives rolled out has seen a positive response in helping the corporates gain access to the trained graduates. In a recent development, we could help Safran Electric and Power (India) Pvt Limited that set up its operations in Telangana to mobilize, train and recruit youth in a short span of time,” he said.
He shared perspectives on the evolution of skilling from Industrial Revolution 1.0 that saw transformation from large scale manufacturing operations to digitization and now more towards usage of automation & cognitive skills. With Industry Revolution 4.0, the key skills would be around Awareness, Agility and Adaptability which shall be the norm for the future.
According to IATA, 40% of the air travel will take place in the Asia Pacific Region over the next 15 years, aviation and aviation related tourism will account for over 24 million jobs and $500 billion in economic activity across the Asia Pacific region. “Enhancing awareness on this potential and collaborative efforts between Industry, Government and Academia will enable future proofing skills,” he said.
Further adding to it, he also spoke about how the collaboration of TASK with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University(ERAU), the world’s largest, oldest and most comprehensive institution specializing in aviation, aerospace, engineering and related degrees, enabled a blended learning program on “Technical Writing” for the Aeronautical Engineering students. This program was introduced and over 80% of the first batch students received certifications from ERAU helping them receive a global exposure in the field of aeronautics and aviation.
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