300 ITI Students Gear Up for the Electric Future at ISIEINDIA's EV Training Program Convocation
Shegaon, Maharashtra – In a momentous celebration, 300 ITI students received their certificates at the Convocation Ceremony of ISIEINDIA’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Training Program held at the Centre of Excellence for EV in Maharashtra. The program, supported by GIZ India, equips future technicians with the crucial skills needed to navigate the rapidly growing EV industry, marking a win for individuals, the environment, and India’s technological progress.
The ceremony witnessed the proud distribution of certificates by esteemed dignitaries, including Mr. Mohamed Badran (Project Director, Indo German Green Skills Programme (IGGSP), GIZ New Delhi), Dr. Ulhas Shinde (Principal, CSMSS Engg College Aurangabad), Ms. Sakshi Chawla (Senior Advisor, GIZ New Delhi), and industry leaders like Mr. Ashish Garde (Founder Director, MAGIC) and Mr. Nandkishor Aherkar (Principal, Govt ITI Paithan). The event was led by Ms. Rupali Agrawal (Project Manager, ISIE) and Mr. Ravishankar Korgal (Technical Advisor, GIZ Aurangabad).
The EV Training Program, designed and delivered by ISIEINDIA, goes beyond theoretical knowledge, providing students with hands-on practical training using industry-standard equipment. This holistic approach prepares them for a variety of roles in the EV ecosystem, including assembly, maintenance, repair, and charging infrastructure.
Mr. Mohamed Badran, Project Director of IGGSP, GIZ New Delhi, underscored the program’s significance: “The EV sector is witnessing exponential growth, and skilled professionals are critical to meet its demands. This program empowers young minds with the necessary skillset, contributing to India’s green transition and economic growth.”
Dr. Ulhas Shinde, Principal of CSMSS Engg College Aurangabad, lauded the initiative: “This collaboration between ISIEINDIA and GIZ India sets a precedent for public-private partnerships in skill development. Equipping youth with future-ready skills not only empowers them but also strengthens the national economy.”
Ms. Sakshi Chawla, Senior Advisor, GIZ New Delhi, emphasized the program’s impact: “By fostering green skills, we contribute to a cleaner environment and sustainable development. This program paves the way for a greener future, creating a win-win for individuals, industry, and society.”
The graduates, brimming with enthusiasm and equipped with specialized knowledge, expressed their gratitude for the program. “This training has opened doors for me in the exciting world of electric vehicles,” said one graduate. “I am confident that I can contribute to the growth of this sector and build a sustainable future.”
The 300 graduates represent a wave of skilled professionals ready to drive the Indian EV revolution. Their success story marks a significant milestone in the collaborative efforts of ISIEINDIA and GIZ India to bridge the skill gap in the sector, paving the way for a greener and more sustainable future.