Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with MCKV Institute of Engineering has organized Skill Conclave 2016 on 22 June 2016 at The Park Hotel, Kolkata focusing on Empowering the Ecosystem through Entrepreneurship. Hon’ble Minister-In-Charge, Department of Technical Education and Training, Govt. of West Bengal, Smt. Ashima Patra inaugurated the Programme. Mr. Anil Vaswani, Managing Director, Wesman Engineering, Mr. Abhijit Roy, MD & CEO, Berger Paints India and Dr. Rupali Basu, President & CEO, Apollo Hospitals Group were other distinguished guests who were present in the inaugural session of the conclave.
Later on a panel discussion on ‘The New Paradigm for Partnership- Schemes at the National and State Level’ has been held with an objective of demystifying the major provisions of the Policy and how Policy envisages to bring about a positive change in the area of Skilling and Entrepreneurship. It was moderated by Mr. Aloke Mookherjea, Chairman, CII ER Innovation Task Force with the panelists Dr. Nilanjana Dasgupta, Additional CEO, WBSRLM, Govt. of WB, Mr. Ranjan Choudhury, Head I & I, NSDC, Mr. A.K. Sahoo, Dy. General Manager, SIDBI, Mr. Ariz Aftab, IAS and Mr. Hridyesh Mohan, IAS. This discussion was followed by two technical sessions.
The first technical session was on ‘Existing Training Ecosystem in the State: Opportunities & Challenges’. Capt. T.S. Ramanujam, CEO, Logistic Skill Council, Dr. Parveen Dhamja, Advisor, Green Jobs Sector Skill Council, Mr. Suresh Dutt Tripathi, VP, HR management, TATA Steel Ltd, Mr. Sushanta Sinha, Head- Learning & Development, TCS and Mr. Somnath Banerjee, Orion Edutech Pvt. Ltd were took part in the discussion as eminent speakers which was moderated by Mr. B. Sumant, President- FMCG Business, ITC Ltd.
The consecutive second technical session on ‘Creating Employment through Entrepreneurship’ has been moderated by Mr. Anil Vaswani, Managing Director, Wesman Engineering. Dr. Pranab K Dan, IIT Kharagpur, Prof. Ashok Banerjee, IIM Kolkata and Ms. Ishita Sanyal, Founder Director, Turning Point graced this session as panelists.
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