Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) conducted the India Skills – National Competition on Robot System Integration, which is being organized as part of the IndiaSkills Competition 2021.
The 3-day programme held at the IMTMA Technology Centre in Bengaluru from 28 – 30 December 2021 drew participation from 14 students. A 3-member jury from FANUC India, Indian Institute of Technology – Kharagpur (IIT-K) and IMTMA evaluated the students. Two of the student participants would be shortlisted to participate in WorldSkills Shanghai 2022.
The Association has always been in the forefront of supporting skill development initiatives and is actively supporting Skill India through NSDC and CGSC. It is happy to have conducted such an important initiative of World Skills India in our Tech Centre. Recognizing the need for ensuring availability of a large pool of workforce, IMTMA has been conducting training programmes through its Technology Centres in Bengaluru, Pune and Gurugram and imparting skill sets among engineers which will enable them to work with minimum supervision.
IMTMA, formed in 1946 is 75 years old. The Association has over 460 members and represents around 90% of the organized machine tool and allied equipment manufacturers in India.
IMTMA is the apex body and single point of contact for the entire machine tool industry of India and plays a crucial role in the development of the metalworking industry. A not-for-profit association, IMTMA’s initiatives range from government advocacy to industry and export promotion, trade fairs and events, training and seminars, technology missions, publication of various industry and technical writings, structuring of regional councils, and development of clusters.