• Boeing and Jaivel Aerospace announce second skills program for Gujarat aerospace sector

    • Partners with Learning Links Foundation for the skill-building program aligned to Government of India’s ‘Skill India Mission’

    Ahmedabad,  October 17, 2022 - Boeing [NYSE: BA], Jaivel Aerospace and Learning Links Foundation (LLF) today announced the launch of a new chapter of Learn and Earn, a unique youth skilling program aimed at creating a skilled and employable workforce for the aerospace and manufacturing sector in Gujarat.

    The second batch of 20 trainees in the program will undergo classroom training, followed by on-the-job training at Jaivel Aerospace. The curriculum will focus on mechanical and fabric tooling in the aerospace manufacturing sector. The program will aim to provide technical and soft skills, which the trainees can leverage to secure employment opportunities with various aerospace manufacturing Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) operating in Gujarat.

    “Boeing has been supporting the growth of the Indian aerospace sector over the years by addressing the critical and growing need to skill frontline workers for the aerospace manufacturing sector. With the new chapter of the skills program, we aim inspire the next generation talent, and help them develop skills to strengthen the aerospace ecosystem in the state of Gujarat, in line with the vision of Aatmanibhar Bharat and Skill India,” said Salil Gupte, president, Boeing India

    Since its inception, the Learn & Earn Program has already benefitted 188 individuals, of which 23% are girls and 14% PWDs, and helped them attain jobs in various industries. It is a unique program that aims to bridge the skill gap in youth by curating an industry-need-aligned training curriculum that can help them readily obtain employment as a productive workforce. The program aims to further strengthen the aerospace ecosystem in the country and is in line with the Government of India’s “Skill India” initiatives.

    “Building on success of the first skills program in 2019, we are delighted to launch second skills program in partnership with Boeing and Learning Links Foundation,” said Vipul Vachhani, Founder & CEO – Jaivel Aerospace. “Our team at “Inspire One” are on a journey to build a fully digital manufacturing ecosystem; this endeavour provides an excellent opportunity for young minds to learn and develop their creative thinking,” he added. 

    Learn and Earn, a collaboration between LLF and Boeing, is a unique skill-building program to help create a skilled and employable workforce for the aerospace manufacturing sector. Boeing-funded Learn and Earn curriculum and initiatives have been launched along with several other partners in India as well. 

    About Boeing India

    Boeing’s advanced aircraft and services play an important role in the mission-readiness for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. Boeing has strengthened its supply chain with more than 300 local companies in India and a joint venture to manufacture fuselages for Apache helicopters. Annual sourcing from India stands at $1 billion. Boeing currently employs close to 4,000 people in India, and more than 7,000 people work with its supply chain partners. Boeing serves communities and citizenship programs to inspire change and make an impact on more than 500,000 lives in India.  For more information, visit www.boeing.co.in.

    About Jaivel Aerospace

    Jaivel Aerospace is a manufacturing technology organisation with expertise in substantially improving performance of advanced manufacturing programs. We are a team of designers, developers and engineers that build Processes and Tooling that are Fun to Use. The winning combination of our Process and Tooling businesses apply technology and innovation to improve performance of customer’s manufacturing operations, whilst our Product business offers the option to give us full responsibility of making your product. 

    Our team’s relentless pursuit to cut through complexity to offer a simplified and intuitive solutions, has inspired the trust of Global 10 aerospace clients. With one goal: enabling our customers to succeed, we measure our success by the value we create for our customers. For more information, visit www.jaivel.aero

    About Learning Links Foundation (LLF)

    LLF is a not-for-profit organization that is operating with a vision to foster purpose and progress by unlocking lifelong learning. The Foundation was established in 2002 and has worked extensively in the education and skill development sectors across India. To know more, visit www.learninglinksindia.org.