IAF signs MoU with CII

Last Updated: Fri, Dec 07, 2012 18:34 hrs

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS) With an aim to equip the Airmen with requisite skill sets enabling them to seek sustainable and befitting career prospects in civil industry sector post retirement, Indian Air Force (IAF) in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has embarked on a project of setting up a Vocational Training Centre (VTC) named "Happy Landings".

This project is one of the many HR initiatives undertaken by the IAF to ensure the well being of Air Warriors and address their professional and personal aspirations.

Towards this, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Air Vice Marshal Amit Aneja AVSM VM VSM, Asst Chief of Air Staff (Training), IAF and Supriya Banerji, Deputy Director General, CII on Friday at Air Headquarters, New Delhi.

Air Marshal Anil Chopra AVSM VM VSM, Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel, Indian Air Force presided over the MoU signing ceremony which was also attended by delegates from CII as well as the industry.

According to the MoU, CII will train Airmen due for retirement in the near future, focusing on bridging the gap between existing skills possessed by the airmen and those required by the civil industry and also facilitate suitable placements for the personnel in civil sector.

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