Defence Minister inaugurated HAL-IISc skill development centre in Karnataka
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the HAL-IISc
Skill Development Centre (SDC) established at the Indian Institute of Science's
Challakere campus in Chitradurga district, Karnataka through a video conference
on 13 August 2020.
The SDC proves the synergistic collaboration between HAL and
HAL-IISc Skill Development Centre: A Fact File
The centre is aimed to impart skills to various
beneficiaries ranging from local community members to high-end engineering
professionals to usher true 'Make-in-India'.
SDC will create a large pool of trained personnel to address
the vital skill development gaps in India, which is crucial for economic growth
The IISc proposed the plan about SDC to HAL in 2016.
agreed to support and fund and support the initiative under its Corporate
Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.
The estimated outlay of Rs.73.7 crore
was signed on March 28, 2016.
The construction for the centre began on October
The SDC is located on 1,500 acres of land provided by the State
Government of Karnataka.