Inauguration of PSCRB course at SCI-MTI
On the special occasion of 70th Foundation Day of DG Shipping on 03.09.2019, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Shipping and Union Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers, Shri. Mansukh L. Mandaviya inaugurated a course titled Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (PSCRB) at SCI-Maritime Training Institute, Powai, Mumbai. Shri Mandaviya was accompanied by Shri Amitabh Kumar, Director General of Shipping, Capt. Anoop Kumar Sharma, CMD (SCI), Capt. Narendra Kumar, Principal-MTI, and other dignitaries.
PSCRB Course is meant for anyone whose task is to be a crewmember of a rescue boat on a ship. During this course; the participant is taught how to deal with emergency situations and how to take responsibility in case the survival crafts and rescue boats need to be deployed or launched. The course is available only in few institutes in India. SCI-MTI’s hard work to commence the course has been rewarded on the 70th Foundation Day of DGS at MTI, Powai. SCI-MTI has received the course approval from Directorate General of Shipping and pilot batch was conducted at MTI from 04.11.2019 to 08.11.2019 (5 days).