St Aloysius Industrial Training Institute to Collaborate with Godrej Home Appliances
Mangaluru : addressing the media persons during a press meet held at Mangaluru Press Club, Fr Cyril D’mello-the Director of St Aloysius ITI said, “Technological advancement is happening at very rapid pace thus continuous exposure & adaptation to the changing environment is inevitable. Currently, there exists a wide gap between the industry requirement & the technician’s skill level. To bridge this gap, a right and unique approach is the collaboration venture with M/s Godrej Appliances and St Aloysius Industrial Training Institute”.
He further said, “Under this venture, students of Mechanic Refrigeration and Air-conditioning will be imparted technical in relation to installation, repairs and servicing of Godrej home appliances. This training will be given along with the regular curriculum of NCVT. To facilitate this training, “Godrej Disha Centre” has been set up in the institution. At the end of the training, certificates will be issued by Godrej Appliances for successful passing students. Godrej will also assist in job placement of the trained students. This venture will create a mutual benefiting win-win situation to both Godrej appliances and St Aloysius ITI”
Also speaking, Roshan D’souza-the Principal of St Aloysius ITI said, “Godrej has provided training aggregates which include refrigerators, split Air-conditioning systems, washing machines, etc along with tools and equipments. The ITI faculty has been also trained by M/s Godrej Appliances. Inauguration of this collaboration will be held on 11th October, 2019 at 3 pm in our institute premises. Fr Dionysius Vaz SJ -the Rector of St Aloysius Institutions will preside over the programme, while Y N Salian -Principal of Mulky Ramakrishna Poonja ITI -Thokur will be the chief guest. Other guests of honor will be- Ravi Bhat- National Head Service of Godrej; Shakeel Jamadar-Godrej National Head Training and Quality; Gregory Paulose- Godrej Regional Service Manager South; and Fr Melwyn Lobo SJ- Principal of St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru.
Wilson N -Convener, Alwyn Menezes- Vice Principal, Noel Lobo- Training Officer, and Romius D’souza- Junior Training Officer, all of St Aloysius ITI were present during the press meet.
ABOUT ST ALOYSIUS INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INSTITUTE :
St Aloysius I.T.I was established in1981 to ear mark the Centenary Jubilee of St Aloysius Institutions. It Was founded with the vision of uplifting the poor and lower caste of the society economically by empowering them with the technical skills needed for the industries. Run by the Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society (MJES), it has been a ray of hope to the under privileged. Being a unit of St Aloysius Institutions, it is well known for the quality of training imparted by highly knowledgeable and professionally trained staff. The institution is permanently affiliated to National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT), New Delhi, Government of India.
Existing Collaborations with industries:
St Aloysius ITI already has the following fully established collaboration ventures with the industries:
– Collaboration with M/S Hyundai Motors: Under this venture, along with the regular classes, MMV students are provided training in service and repairs of Hyundai vehicles. Exams are conducted to assess the progress and o successful completion of the training, students are recruited at Hence, we try to collaborate with industries.Hyundai dealerships.
– Collaboration with M/S TATA Motors: It is a separate specially designed course, under which students undergo initial phase of training at our institution and then at the latter phase (9 months), work at the TATA dealership and get hands on job experience.
– Collaboration with M/s Jaquar & Co Ltd: Under this venture students of Plumber trade are trained by M/s Jaquar & Co Ltd, a leading bathroom fittings and sanitary products brand. Job assistance is provided to the students after the successful completion of training.