ASAP-FICCI Industry Roundtable

ASAP, in association with FICCI, organized an industry roundtable meeting at Thrissur on July 14th which was aimed at developing synergies between local industry and ASAP. Leading industry representatives of the district attended the meeting which was held in the Thrissur Chamber of Commerce hall. Welcoming the meeting,  Mr PM Riyas, Head Strategy (ASAP) emphasized on the proactive role to be taken by industry in Skill training. The Presidential address was delivered by Mr CA Saleem, President, Chamber of Commerce, Thrissur. In his brief presentation Dr.K.P. Jaikiran, Head Curriculum Design and Logistics Sector, ASAP outlined the salient aspects of ASAP skill training and also the need for strengthening industry connections. The key note address by Mr Deepak Aswani, Co-Chair FICCI threw more light on the role of industry in Skilling and apprenticeship. In the discussions that followed industry representatives spoke about their need for skilled manpower and also the limitations being faced by them in finding suitable candidates for the various job roles.