Tuticorin Customs Brokers’ Association (TCBA) along with Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations in India (FFFAI) in association with Logistics Skill Council (LSC) has organized a logistic skill development training programme on 14 March 2020 in Tuticorin.
According to a media statement, 183 participants including 14 ladies from Customs Brokers’ fraternity had attended this training programme and appeared for examination after completion of the session.
The chief guest of the event was Mr S.Ramakrishna, Immediate Past Chairman of FFFAI. He took the opportunity to share the domain knowledge and rich experience with the participants.
It was a rare opportunity for the Custom Broking fraternity as this programme offered them a platform to enhance their skills through the distinguished trainers Mr Ramesh Venkat, Head – Industry Partnership, LSC who in his illustrious career has worked with renowned Multinational Companies & Large Indian Organisations in various countries such as USA, Europe , China etc., in Senior Management roles and Mr Suresh Kuttan who has the unique distinction of working in Sales & Operations in various MNCs at various capacities.
The mentioned resource persons touched upon various aspects such as the rapid changes in Indian Customs procedures, Shipping and Logistics Industry and emphasized for need for self-learning, adoption of new technology, skill up-gradation, problem solving and Critical Thinking etc., The feedback received from the participant were heart-warming as this program had been a real benefit to each and every individual how had participated.
Mr R Sreedhar, President, TCBA, mentioned that the association will continue conducting further batches of NSQF Level 4 session, higher level of NSQF sessions and similar useful programmes for the training session in upcoming days for the betterment of logistics industry. The successful participants would be rewarded Rs 500/- and personal accident insurance policy for Rs 2 lakhs for three years.
Government of India, through Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is taking paramount efforts in enhancing the skills of its citizens. The initiate is done by systematically diving the various Industries into sectors & one of such key sectors is the Logistics Sector.
Logistics Skill Council (LSC), under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has further segmented the Logistics Industry into 12 sub sections such as Shipping, Air cargo, Warehousing, ICD & CFS, Ports and terminals, EXIM, Transportation etc.
The salient feature of this program is that the participants would be trained by highly successful and renowned experts in the field of logistics, given an opportunity for an examination & certify the successful candidates.
Logistics Skill Council partnering with Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations In India (FFFAI) is conducting “Recognition of Prior Learning” for the EXIM sub section at various locations in India. Informatively, there are various certificate courses starting from NSQF – level 4 to Level 9 which is recognised in Indian Institutes and many other countries.
Tuticorin Customs Brokers’ Association took this opportunity & organised a NSQF – Level 4 certification course with an intention to motivate and encourage members & their staff to recognise their prior learning, enhance their skills, and give an opportunity to get a valuable certification to enhance their career.