Telecom sector’s skilled manpower to reach 8.78 million by 2021-22: Manoj Sinha
Monday, 20 March 2017 “As per the telecom Sector Skill Plan of the Department (DoT), the telecom sector manpower of four million in 2016-2017 would grow to 8.78 million by 2021-22 creating additional requirement of 4.78 million telecom skilled manpower,” Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha. Further, as per analysis of Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC), 20-25 percent of people in a telecom set up are high-skill workers that are engineers, MBAs, CAs, HR experts who require no specific skill training and are given 2-4 weeks orientation course on the job by the employer. The balance 75-80 percent manpower would require telecom skills training, the minister said, adding “keeping the optimistic figure of 80 percent, the target telecom
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