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Suryamitra Skill Development Program

Assam down town University in association with NB Institute for Rural Technology (NBIRT), Assam Center has conducted two residential skill development training program 'Suryamitra' for solar technicians. The program is a fully sponsored one sanctioned to us by Assam Energy Development Agency (AEDA) and funded by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Govt. of India and was free of cost for all the selected participants. The Skill Development Programs were conducted to provide solar technical skills to trainees in the field of Solar Power System installation and services.

A total of two batches of trainees were trained under the Suryamitra Training Program sponsored by MNRE one batch each for participants from Assam and Arunachal Pradesh state. The duration of the Suryamitra Skill Development Program was of six hundred hours (approx 90 days) and intake capacity was limited to 30 seats for each batch and covered various aspects of technology, installation, hands on practice and maintenance of Solar Power projects including soft and entrepreneurship skills. Inauguration of the first batch of the program was held on 08/10/2015 in the presence of Hon'rble Vice Chancellor, AdtU Dr. Nandita Choudhury, Prof. H. K. Das, Pro Vice Chancellor, AdtU, Dr. A.K.Tripathi, Director MNRE, Prof. Bandana Dutta, Dean of Studies, AdtU, Er. M.K.Choudhury, Additional Director, Assam Energy Development Agency, Dr. A.K. Goswami, President NBIRT, Assam Centre, Mr. P.C. Sarma, Secretary NBIRT, officials from various departments and participants.

The second batch of the Suryamitra program for Arunachal Pradesh state participants started from 01/12/2015 and the inauguration session was graced by Hon'rble Chancellor, AdtU Dr. N.N.Dutta, Pro - Vice Chancellor, AdtU Prof. K.Das, Director, ASTEC, personnel from National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), AEDA, NBIRT and Arunachal Pradesh. Both the programs concluded on 27/02/2016. Mr. Bichitra Bikash, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, AdtU was the course coordinator for both the batches of Suryamitra Skill Development Program. Resource persons for the programs included eminent persons from industry, experts in the field and academia from NBIRT,


dtSA offers 3 month and 6 month certification courses that are approved by Assam down town University on the following trades :

Sl. No. Sector Programme Duration Hours Eligibility
1 IT – ITEs Front Desk Operator 3 month 300 10th Pass
2 DTP Operator 3 month 300 10th Pass
3 Web Designer 6 month 600 10+ 2 Pass
4 Computer Hardware Technician 6 month 600 10+ 2 Pass
5 Computer Network Administrator 6 month 600 10+ 2 Pass
6 Computerized Accounting 6 month 600 10+ 2 Pass
7 Telecom Customer Care (Call Center) 6 month 600 10+ 2 Pass
8 Customer Care (Relationship) 6 month 600 10+ 2 Pass
9 Health Care Nursing Assistant 6 month 600 10+ 2 Pass
10 Home Health Aid 3 month 300 10th Pass
11 Medical Sales Representatives 6 month 600 10+ 2 Pass
12 Tourism & Hospitality Room Attendant 3 month 300 10th Pass
13 Steward 3 month 300 10th Pass
14   Retail Sales Associate 3 month 300 10th Pass
16 Departmental Manager 3 month 300 10th Pass
17 Cashier 3 month 300 10th Pass


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