From our special correspondent
Daijiworld Media Network
Bangalore, February 13: The existing Kadehuru Industrial Estate in Yadgir district is being expanded from the current 3,500 acres to 7,000 acres, with the Union Government providing financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for the development of industrial activities in the area, l higher education, IT/BT and skills. Development Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan said on Sunday February 13.
He was speaking at a reception after the launch of the Government Tools and Training Center (GTTC) set up in the Kadechuru-Baadiyaala Industrial Zone at a cost of Rs 17 crore.
Dassault, a pioneer in aircraft manufacturing, has set up a Center of Excellence (CoE) in Kadechuru to accommodate 120 students each year. This center would provide the skilled labor needed for local industries, he said.
The minister said that GGTC houses high-quality electrical installation, IoT and English learning labs, and 200 students will be trained at the English lab every year.
Long-term courses in tool and dye-making and mechatronics, lasting 4 years each, will be launched in the new center. In addition, short courses in Fitter, Turner, Miller, Grinder, Solid Works, Unigraphics, Autocad, MasterCAM, CAD-CAM will provide free training to 400 students, Dr. Narayan said.
Industrial training is made compulsory for students studying in the final year of long-term courses with an allowance of Rs 15,000/- per month. The government is committed to creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the district, the minister said.
Baburao Chinchanasur, Chairman, Ambigara Chowdaiah Development Board, Raghavendra, MD, GTTC, Sharanappa R Talawara, Chairman, Krishna CADA were among those present.