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CMPDIL inks MoA with FDDI, Chhindwara for Short Term Certificate Course

On 06th March 2023, CMPDIL's, RI-IV, Nagpur under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with FDDI, Chhindwara for conducting Short Term Certificate Course.

The project is being funded by Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Limited (CMPDIL), RI-IV, Nagpur. Under its CSR for F.Y. 2022-24, Rs. 82.60 Lakhs has been approved by CMPDI.

On behalf of FDDI, Dr. Pradeep Mandal, HoD- Fashion Design (FD) & Centre Incharge, FDDI Chhindwara campus signed the MoA whereas, on behalf of CMPDIL, Mr. Manoj Kumar, Regional Director RI-IV, Nagpur signed the MoA.

On this occasion, CSR team from RI-IV - CMPDIL, Nagpur namely, Ms. Japreet Kaur Kahlon - Manager (HR/Pers)/-HoD/ (Pers. & Admin), Ms. Priyanka Tiwari - DM (HR/P) were present whereas, Dr. Vinit Kumar Verma, Faculty & HoD –RFM and Mr. Sushant Yadav, Sr. Faculty & HOD-FDP from FDDI were present.

In accordance with the MoA, 4 months Short Term Certificate Course in ‘Footwear Design & Production’ will be conducted by FDDI for 100 underprivileged/ unemployed/ underemployed youth from Maharashtra State in two batches with an objective of providing placement opportunity in order to uplift the living standards of the trainees.


The modalities of Training Programs and Fees Structure, Selection Criteria, Post Training Support, Work Plan, Intellectual Property Right, Publicity and Role and Responsibilities of both the organizations have also been enumerated in the MoA.

The mobilization activity by FDDI Chhindwara will commence in the coming week of March 2023. The scheduled time for commencing the batch in accordance with the MoA for the said program will be within 1 month from official date of agreement i.e. from first week of April 2023.