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Two Institutes in India were certified as Members of the Japan-India Institutes for Manufacturing (JIMs)

November 11, 2019

In November 2016, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), India, signed a Memorandum of Corporation on the Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Programme (MOC). According to the MOC, on November 11, 2019, METI certified two human resource development institutes established respectively by Bellsonica Corporation and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc. as Japan-India Institutes for Manufacturing (JIMs).

1. Outline

According to the MOC signed in November 2016 between METI and MSDE, METI certified two human resource development institutes established respectively by Bellsonica Corporation and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc. as JIMs. As a result of this certification, the total number of JIMs has come to 12.

2. Details of the certified JIMs

Company name Institute name Location Date of starting the institute Number of students / period for finishing a course
Bellsonica Corporation Bellsonica JIM Manesar, Haryana June 2019 44 per grade / Three-year course
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc. Otsuka JIM Ahmadabad, Gujarat November 2019 20 per grade / One-year course

3. Ceremony for JIM certification

On November 11, 2019, witnessed by Mr. Miyamoto Shuji, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Mr. Raj Kumar Srivastava, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India in Tokyo, Mr. Hosaka Shin, Director-General, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, granted a certificate of accreditation to Mr. Suzuki Hiromasa, Director, Bellsonica Corporation, and Mr. Kajiwara Meguru, Executive Senior Managing Director, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc., respectively.

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