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Balmer Lawrie launched its Logistics Apprenticeship Programme 19 June 2018
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., a Mini Ratna Category – I PSE under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MOPNG) launched a Logistics Apprenticeship Programme for 42 candidates as a part of GOI’s “Skill India” initiative.
The candidates will undergo apprenticeship training in Kolkata and Chennai in the optional trade - Field Executive (Customs Clearance) for 15 months. The apprenticeship training is in line with the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme, an initiative of GOI to improve the employability skills of youth in India.
Balmer Lawrie has partnered with Quess Corp Ltd. to provide a 3 month Basic Training Programmme. Subsequently, candidates will be trained on the job in the Company’s Logistics business unit for 12 months. The entire curriculum has been developed by the Logistics Sector Skill Council (LSC). Post completion of the 15 month apprenticeship programme, the apprentices will be eligible for obtaining G/H cards under Section 7 of Customs Act, 1962, which is highly valued in the Logistics domain.