The Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) has appointed Amrit Manwani as its new Chairman. Manwani replaces Ajai Chowdhry, founder chairman of HCL.
Manwani is the Chairman & Managing Director of Sahasra Electronics Pvt. Ltd and Infopower Technologies Limited.
“He will be responsible for overseeing the operations of ESSCI and work closely with its governing board on strategic issues related to the growth of the electronic systems design and manufacturing (ESDM) industry in India,” ESSCI said.
The Council is promoted by six Associations-CEAMA, ELCINA, ELCOMA, IESA, IPCA & MAIT and supported by National Skill Development Corporation.
Its focus is on establishing an effective and efficient ecosystem for developing and imparting outcome-oriented skills for the ESDM. ESSCI’s mandate includes development of curriculum, courses, information database, delivery system. ESSCI is responsible for standardization, accreditation and certification processes to enhance the employability of the Indian workforce globally.