Ador Welding Academy to nurture skill for welding sector [June 2012]

Ador Welding Ltd, one of the pioneers in welding technology and products offering, has set up Ador Welding Academy (AWA) for imparting technical training to several professionals across the country and contributing significantly to the manufacturing industry. According to a statement released by the company, the board of Ador Welding has resolved to establish AWA as its subsidiary and to initially invest up to Rs. 300 lacs over a period.
The institute has been set up to meet the demand of every stakeholder in the welding sector who demands more, be it students who demand employability skills, industry skills and placement guarantees to corporates who demand holistic solutions to their welding problems instead of one off trainings. It was therefore felt that the concept of AIWT needs to undergo a radical change.
“AWA has been formed with the objectives to build a national level vocational university which will provide a range of certificate/diploma/degree programs with well defined credit banking and transfer system. The credit system will allow multiple entry and exit options to students”, the company statement said. It will also build a consulting practice which will be a thought partner to the industry helping improve the quality of welding practices in Indian corporate to bring them in line with global standards.
The AWA will be governed by a Board of Governors headed by Raman Kumar, the former Managing Director of Ador Welding Ltd, who will be the Chairman of the Board. The other members of the board will be Prof. (Dr) GL Datta, Vice-Chancellor of KL University, Guntur; JK Nanda, former Vice President of L & T Group Companies, CEO of Ewac Alloys, Managing Director BWGI; Dipak Chandiramani, Principal Consultant, Lloyd’s Register Asia, Mumbai; Anant Sardeshmukh, Executive Director General of MCCIA, Pune.

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