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GE to set up Centre of Excellence for skill development

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Leading manufacturers of medical equipments, General Electric, will soon set up a centre of excellence for skill development in the city-based Sri Hospital, a said today.

The proposed Centre will impart skill development training to diploma holders and Plus two pass students, GE and CEO, South Asia, told media persons on the sidelines of the inauguration of International Super speciality facility at the hospital.

Stating that skill development was one of the three major components of GE's initiatives, Wanchoo said that of the mandated 10,000 people, the company has so far trained 7,000 over a period of time.

On manufacturing, Wanchoo said that GE was focusing in the health care sector, power, aviation, solar, wind turbine and as part of Make in India, 90 per cent of Diagnostic Cardiology products were manufactured in

These products are also exported to seven countries to support Make in initiative, including with joint ventures with and Wipro, he said.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 18:15 IST