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AASC, KPMG to develop occupational map for aviation sector

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

The Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) and KPMG in India today signed an agreement for development of an occupational map for the sector.

The occupational map shall list all job roles along with the skill levels in eachsub-sector.

It will include areas like design and development, manufacturingand assembly, airline operations, airport operations andmaintenance, repair and overhauling (MRO), KPMG said in arelease.

The contract was signed by D Peter Immanuel, CEO,AASSC and Amber Dubey, Partner and Head, Aerospace and Defence at KPMG in India.

KPMG said subsequently it will develop National Occupational Standards (NOS) for 70 job roles where there ishigh demand.

AASSC isthe apex body in skill development in the sector.

The promoters of the company are Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) and Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries(SIATI).

"India is likely to be the third largest aviation market by 2020 and perhaps the largest by 2030.

"This will require deep investments in the most critical resource -- the human resource," Dubey said.

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First Published: Thu, April 21 2016. 21:29 IST
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