M Vijay Kumar appointed CEO of Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council

M Vijay Kumar takes over as Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) CEO from February 2022. He comes with over 35 years of experience in the construction equipment Industry. IESC is the apex body for spearheading the skilling of workforce in the infrastructure equipment sector and represents more than 44 OEMs in the Construction Equipment Industry spearheading the skilling of the workforce in the Infrastructure Equipment Sector.

Set up in 2014, IESC operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India. The body is promoted by the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (ICEMA), IESC is supported by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), and partnered with the National Skill Development Council (NSDC).

Since its inception, IESC has developed 40 job roles covering over 80 per cent of the workforce, accredited over 60 training partners, certified over 800 trainers, and trained over 50,000 personnel. IESC is duly supported by construction equipment OEMs through state-of-the-art operator training centres across India.