ASDC holds its annual meet

The Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) organised its annual conclave in New Delhi recently on the theme of ’10 Years of ASDC’.

Participants at the conclave included Indian and global automakers, industry stalwarts as well as ASDC members from across the country.  Dr. N S Kalsi, Chairperson of the National Council for Vocational Education and Training, was the Chief Guest.

According to a press release, the conclave focused on bringing industry experts on board to provide key insights for building a skilling ecosystem by partnering with the industry and making skills aspirational.

The day-long event focused on various panel discussions on industry expectations from the skilling ecosystem, vocational skills institutions, and industry training centers’ perspectives on challenges and opportunities associated with skilling, and the role of the state to mobilise and make skills aspirational in the automotive skilling ecosystem. 

ASDC also announced the appointment Mr. Vinod Aggarwal as its new President during the conclave. Mr. Aggarwal is the Managing Director & CEO of VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd, Eicher Motors’ joint venture with Sweden’s AB Volvo.

The other officer bearers include Mr. FR Singhvi, Joint Managing Director, Sansera Engineering Ltd as Vice-President, and Mr. Vinkesh Gulati, Director, United Automobiles & President-FADA, as Treasurer.