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Schwing Stetter OTS recognized by Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, certified under PMKVY to provide jobs in the industry

Schwing Stetter OTS recognized by Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, certified under PMKVY to provide jobs in the industry


Chennai, April 13th, 2016: Schwing Stetter Operator Training School was awarded and certified as the First Training Centre to certify pump operators under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Initiative Scheme in India.

Schwing Stetter India, one of the leading concrete equipment manufacturing companies in India, was the first company to launch the concept of providing an in-house operator training school. This will help to provide more job opportunities across rural India and creating more skilled labour for the infrastructure industry.

Currently, Schwing Stetter has partnered with the Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council today unveiled the first “Centre of Excellence” in India. The IESC is a brainchild of the ICEMA (Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturing Association) where construction equipment operators will receive a certified degree from the IESC for skilling of equipment operation and maintenance. 

Quick Pointers
Course Duration 1 month
Course Venue  Schwing Stetter Campus in Chennai

Minimum is VIII Standard, ITI MMV or Diploma in Mechanical Engg. Candidates

Course Elements       Classroom session, Shopfloor session, Service centre, On site exposure
Course Fee    ( Need inputs )

Through this center, training will be provided to the students and unemployed youth under PMKVY, the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. The target is to provide training and jobs to 2 lakh candidates from this center in three years, in the following 5 segments:

  • Road Construction 
  • Concreting – Batching Plants, Concrete Pump, Transit Mixer, Shotcrete Pump and Refresher Training Courses
  • Material preparation / processing 

Recently, Shri. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship visited the Schwing Stetter Operator Training School to review and understand the training capabilities being conducted on a regular basis. After successfully completing the training and assessment exam, the certificate will be issued by Schwing Stetter India Private Limited with tie-up of IESC & NSDC under the PMKVY scheme.

Baskar Babu, Principal of the Schwing Stetter Operator Training School said, “Our course has been created in such a manner that our students will receive exceptional training in the duration of 1 month. The main aim behind partnering with the ICEMA and PMKVY is to be able to provide the necessary certifications that will help our students receive jobs across other companies also. Our focus is to create employment opportunities across the country.”

About ICEMA:

ICEMA is the only representative body for the Construction Equipment industry in India. It is affiliated to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and presently represents 58 leading companies who manufacture, trade and finance a variety of products such as hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, backhoe loaders, motor graders, vibratory compactors, cranes, dumpers, tippers, forklifts trucks, dozers, pavers, batching plants, diesel engines, etc.

About Schwing Stetter India Pvt Ltd:

Incorporated in June 1998, and commencing its manufacturing operations in 1999, SCHWING Stetter India is a 100% subsidiary of SCHWING Group of companies, an 850-million Euro German Concrete machinery manufacturer and a part of XCMG group. SCHWING Stetter is a pioneer in manufacturing equipment for concrete preparation, placement, transportation and recycling. SCHWING Stetter (India) Private Limited manufactures concrete batching plants, transit mixers for transporting readymade concrete to construction sites, pumps and concrete placing booms and recycling plants. We cater to infrastructure developers and also acts as an OEM supplier to various cement companies who offer Ready Mix Concrete. SCHWING Stetter has its manufacturing units in 11 countries including Germany, Austria, USA, Brazil, Russia, China, Ostrava, India, sales and service centers in France, Netherlands, Austria and Sweden as well as representation in more than 145 countries worldwide.