Bhartiya Skill Development University (BSDU) today signed MoU with DISHA International Foundation, an NGO, in order to promote skill-based education. The MoU has been signed with an aim to promote skill-based education, training, student exchange programs, work on funded research and development projects, knowledge exchange, faculty mobility and generating employability. Mr. Kerron Vaishnav, Founder, DISHA International Foundation and Dr. (Brig.) Surjit Singh Pabla, Vice Chancellor, BSDU validated the objectives highlighted under the MoU along with other dignitary guests.
As per the MoU, DISHA Foundation will provide
students of BSDU with internships and placements, along with student exchange
programs which will help students get training abroad. DISHA will also help students of BSDU in
developing and submitting research-related projects including those with the
Dr. (Brig.) Surjit Singh Pabla, Vice Chancellor,
BSDU, said, “Companies often have to train employees before they begin working,
as most people working with machinery have no prior experience or training.
Companies, hence, end up spending their time and money on training these
individuals. At BSDU, we provide our students with internships and training in
well-established companies. DISHA Foundation will help us getting more such
opportunities in training students and placing them in companies, along with
opportunities to train abroad.”
Along with signing the MoU, BSDU also inaugurated its
latest Metal Construction Skills workshop. As part of the course, students will
primarily learn to work with bulk metal. Students will get hands-on training to
process sheet metal performing grilling, filing and bending. Students will
learn new techniques of metal construction and working with bulk metal,
including how to roll, cut, deep draw on bulk metal. For the course, the
university will install special machinery, including welding machines, cutting
machine, roller-bending machine, deep drawing machine, among others. Currently,
the course has 30 seats available.
BSDU is a unique skill development university which
is making unparalleled efforts in bringing excellence to skill development
Industry in India by providing an apt environment with various industry
tie-ups, quality infrastructure, and well-designed curriculum to make students
skilled enough to be fit for their respective jobs in various industries or
start their own businesses by training them to be ready to compete at
DISHA International Foundation Trust is a non-profit
organisation working towards helping marginalised social groups, which mainly
include migrant workers, unorganised sector workers, persons with disabilities,
and prison inmates. The foundation is working towards providing these people
with better living conditions.