New and renewable energy ministry has launched an ambitious program of installing 100 GW of solar power under National Solar Mission by 2022 making solar energy as one of the fastest growing industry. However, there is an acute shortage of skilled and unskilled manpower at different levels to meet the demands of the growing industry. Hence, there is an urgent need for specialised training programs to develop skilled human resources in the field of Solar Photovoltaic design; installation and maintenance.
Skill Council for Green Jobs, Government of India, New Delhi is making all efforts to ensure for the proper development of training programs for the development of skilled manpower meeting specific requirements of booming solar industry under Suryamitra program.
Solar Radiation Resource Assessment, National Institute of Wind Energy under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in association with Iacharya Silicon Limited (ISL), Chennai has developed an online training program in Hindi and English under Public – Private partnership at an affordable training fee of Rs599.
Skill Council for Green Jobs is one of the most recently launched initiatives aligned to the National Skill Development Mission. It is promoted by the MNRE and CII.