Tool rooms see 51% jump in skilled manpower

The Union MSME Ministry’s 28 Tool Rooms and Technology Development Centres in the country have seen a jump of 51 per cent in number of people trained or skilled in 2019-20 over those trained in 2019-19. These centres are engaged in providing tools, trained workforce and consultancy services in tooling and related areas. Manpower trained across the centres rose to 2,56,170 in FY20 as against 1,69,556 people trained in FY19, according to data of the MSME Ministry. The growth rate in FY20 was considerably up from a 37.6 per cent jump in trained personnel during FY19. The existing centres cater to markets, such as footwear, electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM), aerospace, auto parts, sports goods, glass, fragrance and flavour, located across the country.

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