SURYAMITRA- Skill Development Training Programme:
- “Skilling India” is the dream project of Honorable Prime minister of India for creating job opportunities for the unemployed youth in the various service and manufacturing sectors throughout the country. It is a flagships program of the PMO targeting to create 500 million skilled manpower by 2020. Renewable energy is one of these targeted sectors, and National Institute of Solar Energy, an autonomous institute under the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is assigned with the responsibility to execute the various skill development programmes throughout the country in the field of renewable energy technology. At present various programs are being conducted at NISE its partner institutes across India.
- NISE is conducting “Suryamitras” training program to provide skilled technicians for installation, commissioning, Operation & Maintenance in the field of solar technology. The main objective of this program is to train the 10+2 passed, ITI/diploma holders/ as field technicians to execute National Solar Mission (NSM) programmes across the country. NISE is identifying a network of institutions through State Nodal Agencies (SNAs) to conduct training programs, arranging funds to them, and also monitor them for proper execution. Separately, NISE is also organizing Suryamitra program in its own campus, so as set example.
- On the recommendation of MANIREDA, The National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology(NIELIT),Imphal,Manipur has been approved by National Institute of Solar Energy(NISE) as Institute for imparting Skill Development Training-Suryamitra in the field of Renewable Energy in Manipur. Under the funding of NISE, 1st batch of 30 Suryamitra have been successfully passed out during 2015-16. Proposal for 2nd batch of Suryamitra has been submitted to NISE for approval.
- Users of Renewable Energy Devices may engage the service of Suryamitras for maintenance,repairing,servicing etc. List of Suryamitra and their Contact numbers can be seen seen in the link page.