24 Apr 2016

Anant Geete Performs Ground Breaking Ceremony for Construction of Tagma Centre of Excellence and Training in Pune

Shri Anant G Geete, Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises today performed Ground Breaking Ceremony for construction of TAGMA Centre of Excellence and Training at Chakan, Pune (Maharashtra) which is being funded by Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) and Tool & Gauge Manufacturers Association (TAGMA) under the scheme on “Enhancement of Competitiveness in the Indian Capital Goods Sector”. This centre is being set up with the project cost of Rs.51.92 crore wherein contribution of DHI is Rs.26.27 crore.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Anant Geete said this is an effort towards ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Prime Minister as it will help in reducing imports of Moulds and Dies. The Training Facilities at the centre would help in meeting the demand of skilled manpower in the Tooling Industry. It would enhance employment opportunities for the skilled candidates and take the country forward towards skill development goal set by Prime Minister.

This centre would cater to the needs of MSME Tool Rooms in and around Pune for the supply of Sheet Metal Dies, Plastic Moulds, Die Casting Dies, Jigs & Fixtures. These Tool Rooms would be able to use hi-tech manufacturing and try out facilities for the tools to be manufactured by them.

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