The Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) – India’s premier skill development institution for ICT, in collaboration with Duranc Tech Services Private Limited, the cloud-based video monitoring & video measurement platform in India has announced setting up of Skill Centres at the Duranc Centre in Hyderabad for training in remote surveillance and allied technologies.
They signed an MoU outlining the roles and responsibilities of each organization for creating training modules, and mapping job roles in this segment.
The centre of excellence is being setup in Hyderabad and NIT Patna and will cater to roles in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), remote surveillance services, data-driven surveillance analytics and allied fields. This includes job roles for Surveillance system installations, Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Thing (IoT) among others. The MoU focuses on providing skilling/reskilling/upskilling for aspiring candidates thereby enhancing their employability through training in innovative technologies. This includes identifying additional centres across India to facilitate smooth training. The CoE will also run a ‘Train the Trainer/Assessor’ program for certifying trainers and assessors.
“This is the right time to invest in capacity building for jobs like remote surveillance, which leverages futuristic technologies like AI and IoT. More than 15,00,000 cameras have already been proposed/installed across various cities in India. Initiatives like Smart cities will run their advanced solutions that incorporate video analytics, facial recognition, night vision cameras, and high-definition Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) cameras through smartly connected camera and sensor systems. Soon, more cities will release mandates for camera installations. We need to have the workforce ready for installing, operating, and maintaining these large systems efficiently.” said Arvind Bali, CEO, TSSC.
TSSC will be supplying training content, network of training partners, industry connect, NOS as per industry demand, institutionalize accreditation process for training providers, assessment and certification of assessors, trainers, and trainees, all of which would be endorsed by the industry+ for these job roles. The lab setup will cater to high-end courses in surveillance and analysis technology.
Duranc will host the lab setup and all equipment necessary for the training. They will provide the Subject Matter Experts required to train the trainers and assessors. They will additionally provide case studies for proper implementation for these job roles/functions.
Duranc Co-Founder, D.P. Sreenivas said “Technology is a great enabler and when it comes to monitoring systems, video surveillance integrated with analytics is the next big technology. It is the cornerstone of features like traffic analysis, facial recognition, crowd management and so on from local to global level. We at Duranc strive to raise the awareness about the need for surveillance and its impact on our future. Cities like Indore, Hyderabad and Delhi already feature in the list of top twenty cities with highest surveillance cameras density per one thousand population. We provide easy setup and access using latest cloud-based surveillance that generates data you can act on. We will help TSSC create courses at multiple levels around the future of surveillance.”
Established under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, Telecom Sector Skill Council is an industry led apex body, a not-for-profit organization, committed to developing world-class skilled workforce for the telecom industry.
The organization is a collaboration by Cellular Operators Association of India, India Cellular & Electronics Association and National Skill Development Corporation under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Department of Telecommunications.
TSSC has certified over 6.5 lac people already and has ~600 training partners with 1000+ training centres across the country and continues to strive forward with a commitment.