STAFF REPORT KHI: The Technology Up-gradation and Skill Development Company (TUSDEC) is going to establish Hyderabad Engineering Support Centre (HESC) in Hyderabad in order to provide trained skilled manpower to the local industry.
“A plot has been purchased for the construction of the HESC in Sindh Small Industries Trading Estate and the construction work would be completed in one year,” said Chief Executive Officer TUSDEC, Basit Maqsood, told the media.
He added that the industrialists of Hyderabad could make use of this centre for dies and molds making and other engineering technologies which they imported from foreign countries.
On the occasion, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Industries and Production, Neelofar Hafeez, informed that the federal government is going to establish such Common Facility Centres (CFC) in all the four provinces with the co-operation and collaboration of local chambers.
She said that the budget would be provided to run these centres for three years, later on under the public private partnership these centres would be handed over to the Board of Governors.
It is hoped that by the end of three years, the Hyderabad centre would be self-sufficient and sustainable and could stand on its own feet in this regard.
She said, “We have received a lot of co-operation from the Hyderabad Chamber and similar co-operation is hoped from the Sindh government.”
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