West Bengal to have its First Surya Mitra Skill Development Program, Switch ON signed MoU with National Institute of Solar Energy

Kolkata : Solar companies will no longer have to worry about skilled manpower to provide quality servicing to their customers. Thanks to the joint initiative by Switch ON and National Institute of Solar Energy, West Bengal will now host and conduct regular training to develop solar technicians in West Bengal, through a 3-month-long residential Surya Mitra Solar Skill Development programme at TapovON Training and Innovation Centre in Nadia.

Satyajit Biswas, MLA, Krishnaganj and chief guest for the occasion, said, “We are happy that Surya Mitra Programme is being organized in TopovON in Nadia. I hope that participants will give services to the rural people of Bengal after the completion of the programme.”

The Suryamitra Programme was inaugurated by Chandan Banerjee, deputy director-general, NISE. Speaking on the occasion, he said, “We are really happy to see the first Surya Mitra Skill Development Programme take off in West Bengal. We are hopeful that will be a giant leap in addressing the skill gap in the Solar Sector!”

Other dignitaries present on the occasion included Susanta Biswas, assistant director, WBREDA, Sujan Pandit, governing body member, WBREDA, and others.

This training programme is sponsored by ministry of renewable energy. Each training programme consists of 30 participants and the total duration of the training will be three months.

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