GERMI successfully concludes the training 2nd Batch of ITI teachers

GERMI successfully concludes the training of 2nd Batch of ITI teachers on 'The Introduction of Solar Technician Course' at ITI’s in Gujarat

GERMI facilitates Directorate of Employment and Training, Government of Gujarat to steadily progress ahead towards launching vocational courses on Solar PV Technicians through its established system of ITI’s , second batch of 18  teachers from 8 different ITIs (Deesa, Patan, Banaskantha, Mehasana, Sabarkantha, Chendkheda, Jamnagar and Kesod). The period of training was for three days during 8-10 February, 2012 at GERMI-PDPU campus.  These teachers would further the mission of the Government to implement a one month course, wherein the youths would acquire skills to work in Solar Parks. On one hand this would help the youth to gain employment and on the other the Solar Industry would get trained manpower to build, operate and maintain the Solar Plants.

Shri. Panneervel, IAS, Principal Secretary- Labor and Employment, GoG encouraging participants during the closing ceremony, Smt. Sonal Mishra, IAS Director, Directorate of Employment and Training, Dr. T. Harinarayna, Director,GERMI-RIIC, Shri Amin Petiwala, Secretary, GERMI and Shri. B.M. Pariekh, Additional Director, Employment and Training

In addition, to the training the trainers programme GERMI has proudly contributed to the establishment of Solar Technician Laboratory at 6 ITI’s namely Chandkheda, Balisana, Deesa, Himmatnagar, Kesod and Patan.. Positive supports are extended by the Energy and Petrochemical Department, GoG and Gujarat Power Corporation Limited and Directorate of Employment and Training. The training was conducted in a participative mode.

The closing ceremony of the training gained all praises and was witnessed by Shri. P. Paneerwel, IAS, Principal Secretary, Labor & Employment Dept, Gujarat and Ms. Sonal Mishra, IAS, Director, Directorate of Employment and Training, Gujarat and Prof. T. Harinarayana, Director, GERMI-Research, Innovation and Incubation Centre and other top officials of  Directorate of Employment and Training and GERMI.


GERMI has become the nodal agency on Solar Photovoltaic Technician course for Directorate of Employment and Training, Government of Gujarat. GERMI is also planning to take up such programmes on a national level for all ITI's of all states which helps all the solar industries of the country.