Berger Paints India Ltd has recently associated with Paints and coatings Skill Council and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train six regional champions from the India Skills Competition in the painting and decorating category. These champions hail from Kerala, Chandigarh, Haryana and Bihar. The India Skills Competition was organised at Aerocity in Delhi from October 2-5. The winner was Priya Gaira from Chandigarh and Sahil Kapil also from Chandigarh was the runner-up. Kartavya Saini from Haryana was placed third in the competition. The first two will represent India in the Paint and Decorating category in the world skills competition to be held in Kazan, Russia in 2019.
NSDC organises the lndia Skills Competition every two years in association with state governments and industries. This year more than 400 young talents across 27 states and union territories competed in 46 skills, 10 traditional skills and 4 demo skills. The winners received a cash prize along with an opportunity to represent India at World Skills Competition, in Kazan, Russia in August in 2019.
Berger Paints will also further train the winners, help in upscaling their skills, and preparethem for WorldSkills Competition.