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N. Priyadarshan wins Silver at World Skills Competition held at Calgary Print E-mail
Written by Anand   
Tuesday, 08 September 2009
India wins Silver at the World Skills Olympics.

New Delhi: At the World Skills Competition currently being held at Calgary in Canada, India's N. Priyadarshan won a Silver Medal along with Japan in the Mould making category. Priyadarshan is from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The gold medal in this event went to Korea.

The delegation to Calgary was headed by Shri Sharda Prasad, Director General Employment & Training and Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Labour & Employment.

This year, India sent a team of only two – Mould making and Information Technology software applications.

Priyadarshan, a native of Calicut (in Kerala), was selected to represent the country from Geedee Technical Training Institute in Coimbatore.

India became member of World Skills International in 2007 and participated in 39th world skills competition for the first time in 2007 in Shizuka, Japan with 5 participants.

The biennial event is being attended by 900 competitors from 51 countries participating in 45 skills categories ranging from manufacturing mechatronics, polymechanics automation, Mechanical engineering Design-CAD, CNC turning, CNC Milling, Mould making, welding, plumbing, electronics, industrial control, robotics to carpentry, jewelry, etc. The event is held every two years.

The 41st World skills Competition will be held in London in 2011.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 12 September 2009 )
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