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Skill development programme for film technicians

Tollywood | Published:September 7, 2017, 12:00 AM IST

Skill development programme for film technicians
under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
In order to improve efficiency and competency of the industry, the programme
under Government of India prestigious Skill Development& Entreprenurship, is
currently training technical skills in various disciplines as a pilot venture
Hyderabad September 7, 2017
Synchro Serve and Media and Entertainment Council of National Skill Development Corporation
are successfully providing upskilling and reskilling programmes for technicians serving the film
and television industries in various disciplines Under the Vision of “Skilled India” . The
programme is currently being offered to 2000 technicians representing several of the 24 unions
operating under the umbrella body, Telangana Film Employees Federation .
An orientation programme, ‘Recognition Prior Learning’ was held in city on Thursday where the
President and Union heads and members briefed about the activities being undertaken to
further technically and knowledge-wise empower the existing semi-skilled work force of the
film industry so as to make them competitive, industry-ready and deliver as per international
standards.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Mohit Soni, CEO Media and Entertainment Council hailed the
accomplishments of the film industry and the growing stature of the Telugu film industry in the
wake of Bahubali. “It has been the endeavor of the current government to identify, nurture and
promote skills in the country that is young with 65 percent of its population aged below 35. The
film industry offers tremendous opportunities through several technical, creative and IT related
areas. Under Skill India we are offering programmes to technicians to improve their skills, get a
certificate and gain foothold and cross threshold to handle bigger and global assignments. It is a
matter of confidence boosting,” he said.

Elaborating further, Mr Raja Suresh CEO of SynchroServe explained the various programmes
being held under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna. “The programmes are a big boon to the
technicians and those who trust only film industry for their bread and butter for the rest of
their lives. Under various categories, five-day and months-long skill development programmes
are being held. Also, special skill development programmes are on offer for the children of
technicians who are not willing to enroll themselves in the industry,” he said.
Programme Head and Founder of Career Heights, Pratibha Pulijala explained that the training is
currently being offered to more than 2000 technicians in areas such as hairstyling, makeup, set
making, camera and carpentry, while it is being extended to Costume Designers choreography,
stunts, Light & cameramen and junior artiste training. “Top faculty, excellent curriculum under
the aegis of Skill Development Council and consistent handholding mark the programme,” she
said.
Mr Basi Reddy _Chairman DiGi quest____ hailed the efforts and hard work of the technicians
behind the success of any film. “To take our industry and creative excellence on par with the
world cinema, it is imperative to up the skills of our technicians and hone them well. This
programme is a great development in that direction,” he said.
(_P.Kiran President Telugu Film Chamber Also spoke and said the Industry demand for skilled
work force needs tobe catered through this skill India mission which would enable them to
cater to huge entertainment secotr.Valluri Palli Ramesh Chairman Producerrs Council also
spoke on the occasion about the Identifying the skilled worker by way for certification with
International recognition is an good Initiative by
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana


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Skill development programme for film technicians
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Skill development programme for film technicians