“JNPT ANTWERP PORT TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY FOUNDATION” was founded as a company, ‘Not for Profit’, incorporated under section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 of 9th December 2016 with paid-up capital being contributed equally by JNPT and APEC.
JNPT built a world-class infrastructure facility for the Training Centre and the faculties from APEC, Port of Antwerp are delivering the training sessions since the beginning of the Centre. Normally each Training Program is designed for 5 days having a healthy mix of classroom sessions, field visits, and interaction with senior Port officials /eminent personnel from the industry. So far 30 Training Programs have been conducted at JNPT APEC Training Centre and around 474 officials mainly from Major Ports have participated in the seminars.
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Under the Sagarmala initiative, the Ministry of Shipping intends to skill youth to fulfill the anticipated demand for the skilled labour force in the development of Coastal Economic Zones that will lead to port-based industrialization, coastal tourism, logistics parks, warehousing, and fisheries development.
The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), through its stakeholders: National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Sector Skill Councils (SSCs), and the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), is collaborating with the Major Ports across the country to set up state-of-the-art Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras (PMKKs) to serve industry-driven courses in Port and Maritime Logistics.
Accordingly, under PMKK, CIDCO-JNPT Multi Skill Development Center (CJMSDC) has been set at Bokadvira, Taluka: Uran & running by Allcargo (Operating Partner) for imparting training courses for the Project Affected Persons taking into account forthcoming major projects viz. JNPT-SEZ, Navi Mumbai International Airport, Bharat Mumbai Container Terminal (PSA), etc. The following training courses (residential and non-residential) are being conducted at MSDC to the local persons:
The main objectives of the Multi-Skill Development Center are as follows:
After completion of training, certificates are being given to the candidates by the respective authorities such as NCVT/SCVT/MSSDC, etc. In addition, JNP & Allcargo is issuing the certificates of participation to all the candidates.
The total number of candidates to be trained during the year 2019-20 is 750. However, as of now, there are around 480 candidates/trainees who completed the courses such as Documentation Assistant, Inventory Clerk, Consignment Taking Assistant, etc.