Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 | Time 23:24 Hrs(IST)
  • Shoe hurled at Owaisi
  • Thane becomes 1st city in India to get digital platform
  • BSF suspends constable for molesting Bangladeshi Lady
  • Ajit Pawar slams Mah Govt on its anti-farmer policies
  • Manjhi bats for reservation for poor among Upper Castes
  • Several cinema halls cancel ticket booking for 'Padmavat'
  • Rs 10 lakhs looted from Vehicle Showroom in Bhagalpur
  • Reservation for Extremely Backwards may increase in Panchayats from next polls: Modi
  • Israel's culture minister hails her country's Oscar failure
  • Insecurity to women, border situation are concerning: J&K Cong
  • Fadnavis confident about completion of full 5-yr term
  • Borders were silent in UPA rule, NDA govt failed to tackle situation: Mahila Cong
  • BJP to bring ‘Condemnation Resolution’ in J&K LA against Pak ceasefire violations
  • US says Syria's Assad may again be using chemical weapons, lays blame on Russia
  • A-10 ground attack aircraft bolster US air power in Afghanistan
Business Economy Share

DGCA certifies Pratt & Whitney training centre in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Apr 21 (UNI) Aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney today announced that its customer training centre in Hyderabad was certified by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
The training centre which is the third such facility in the world, was established by the Pratt & Whitney, an American Aerospace manufacturer with global service operations ( a subsidiary of United Technologies) to enhance the skills of the work force in India’s aviation industry.
Pratt & Whitney's aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation and military aviation.
As per the certification, the centre now fully approved to offer DGCA-approved training session on V2500-A5 engines and its is expected to soon offer courses on PW1100G-JM and other models from the Purepower Geared Turbofan (GTF) family of engines, the company said in a statement .
Bruce Hall, general manager, customer training, Pratt &Whitney said that we are proud to deliver training programs that will help create a more skilled local aviation talent pool and support India in becoming a leader in the global aviation industry.
According to Palash Roy Chowdhury, country manager, Pratt & Whitney, the center has a capacity of 5,000 student days per year, which will gradually increase to 9,000 student days per year.
In addition, in support of the government of India’s initiative on ‘Skill India,’ Pratt & Whitney is working with multiple state governments to offer customized trainings for students, as well as faculty development programs for teachers from universities and colleges offering aeronautical engineering courses.
Currently, there are well over 100 aircraft in India powered by V2500 engines made by Pratt &Whitney and International Aero Engines AG.
More News

Telecoms call drop report by month end: TRAI

23 Jan 2018 | 8:42 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is likely to publish the call drop report of telecom companies by the end of this month.

 Sharesee more..
Tariff reduction to boost India-ASEAN trade: CR Chaudhary

Tariff reduction to boost India-ASEAN trade: CR Chaudhary

23 Jan 2018 | 7:58 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) Trade between India and ASEAN economies is bound to grow once the tariff reduction scheduling is done, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry CR Chaudhary said on Tuesday.

 Sharesee more..

Samsung's 2nd phase of ‘Safe India’ campaign on responsible use of

23 Jan 2018 | 7:29 PM

Mumbai, Jan 23 (UNI) Samsung India on Tuesday announced the launch
of the second phase of its ‘Safe India’ campaign in city, with a
view to sensitise people about responsible use of smartphones,
especially when taking selfies, on the road.

 Sharesee more..
For India and ASEAN, its right time to grow together: Jaitley

For India and ASEAN, its right time to grow together: Jaitley

23 Jan 2018 | 7:11 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that India and ASEAN has many similarities and its right time to grow together as relations are going to be further strengthened in coming days.

 Sharesee more..
Dailyhunt launches News-in-Brief app in nine dialects

Dailyhunt launches News-in-Brief app in nine dialects

23 Jan 2018 | 6:47 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) Dailyhunt, a news and local language content application, on Tuesday launched Newzly, a news-in-brief app.

 Sharesee more..