By TT News| Sep 09, 2021

Rummy Chhabra New Chairman of RCPSDC Council

The Rubber, Chemical and Petrochemical Skill Development Council (RCPSDC) has appointed Rummy Chhabra as its new Chairman.

The RCPSDC was set up by the All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA), Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ATMA) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the support of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The council’s key objectives include skill development and training of human resources involved in the rubber and chemical sector.

Chhabra was elected during the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Council held on 1 September 2021. He is also the Chairman and Managing Director of Metro Tyres, a cycle tyre manufacturer, and has over 38 years of experience in the rubber industry. Chhabra also holds the position of President of the Indian Cycle & Rickshaw Tyre Manufacturers Association (ICRTMA) and has been a Governing Council member of RCPSDC since its inception.

Chhabra said, “The Rubber & Chemical industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the Indian economy and has huge potential to add significant value to the country. It will be an important contributor to achieving the vision of a trillion-dollar manufacturing economy for India.”

Shewani Nagpal, COO, RCPSDC, said, “Over the years, we have successfully skilled over a million professionals for the rubber and plastic industry and have a wide footprint across India. We are also looking at raising the bar for skill development for this sector, so as to achieve global quality training, and make it available in India. We welcome Mr Rummy Chhabra as the chairman and wish him the best.” (TT)


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