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ASAP Kerala Partners with German Firm dSPACE to Provide Skilled Manpower

In Career
November 23, 2023

ASAP Kerala, the state-run skill development agency under the Higher Education Department, has forged a strategic partnership with dSPACE, a global leader in mechatronics system software technology based in Germany, to provide jobs for skilled youth in the state. dSPACE recently inaugurated its India operations at Kinfra Park, Kazhakoottam in Thiruvananthapuram.

As part of the agreement, dSPACE will collaborate with ASAP Kerala to recruit 100 candidates who successfully complete specific skill training. The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between Dr. Usha Titus, Chairperson, and MD of ASAP Kerala, and Mr. Franklin George, Managing Director of dSPACE, at a special ceremony held at the office of Ishita Roy, Principal Secretary, Department of Higher Education.

Commenting on the partnership, Ishita Roy stated, “The state government’s commitment to higher education, outstanding skill development initiatives, and the availability of top talent make Kerala an attractive destination for foreign companies. The collaboration with dSPACE will go a long way in providing better job opportunities for the youth of Kerala.”

dSPACE will hire candidates who have required skills, from the state with the support of ASAP Kerala. Both parties have also agreed to develop industry-relevant skill courses. ASAP will conduct specialized courses and training to enhance the employability of candidates. This strategic partnership also ensures employment opportunities for eligible candidates in the state.

The event was attended by Dr. Rajshree, Director Technical Education, Dr. A Praveen, Registrar of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Elmer Schmidt, Vice President of dSPACE, Laiju IP Nair, Head of ASAP Kerala Placement Division, Basil Amanullah, Associate Director, and K Sankaran, Programme Manager.