Harish Rao inaugurates Japanese Skill Development Centre in city

Minister for Finance Harish Rao is seen launching the Japanese Skill Development Centre at Toshiba plant in Rudraram. Minister Malla Reddy and others are also seen.

The Ministers Harish Rao and Malla Reddy have inaugurated Japan India Institute for Manufacturing (JIIM) at Rudraram in the Sangareddy district of Telangana.


Addressing after inaugurating the institute set up by the Japanese-based MNC, Toshiba Transmission and Distribution Systems India Pvt Ltd, Harish Rao lauded the efforts of the management in standing up to its commitment to providing skill-based training to its employees especially the locals.

This program popularly known as JIIM is the outcome of an MoU signed by the Indian and Japanese governments earlier to this effect and accordingly, about 14 companies in India have already got Permission from Japan Govt in various states.

However, in AP and Telangana states, Toshiba is the 15th organisation in India recognised by Japan Govt which has entered an MOU with the AP Productivity Council for facilitating students as well as faculty support.

To start with the first batch, the AP Productivity council initiated Job Melas in various ITI colleges like Siricilla, Warangal and also approached Siddipet and some ITI Colleges in Hyderabad city. 

First Batch starts consisting of 30 students will be trained for every quarter, we take one batch consisting of 30 students each. Training will be for one year as per the industry requirement and classroom training and also shop floor training will be given for one year with faculty support of Internal and AP Productivity council.

During the training period, a student will be given Rs. 11,000 stipend plus other facilities like ESI & PF etc. At the end of the training, the student will be given a Retaining Allowance of Rs. 24,000 plus certificate also. Candidates will be provided with a hostel and Transport facility.