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International Training program on Metrology and Calibration for delegates of MIDI, Ethiopia

Visit to MIDI, Ethiopia during 06.07.2019 to 07.08.2019

Experts from CSIR-CMERI visited Metals Industries Development Institute (MIDI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia during July-06, 2019 to Aug-07, 2019 for execution of retraining program on the topic CNC Programming in Manufacturing as a part (first batch) of two months training program at Metals Industries Development Institute (MIDI) Ethiopia as per the Activity code-TW/MIDI/RT.6).

Training programme was inaugurated by Mr. Dereje Asfaw, Deputy Director General, (MIDI) on 08th July 2019 morning, in his speech he suggested for both theoretical and practical training for the participants.

Accordingly in consultation with Head, HRD and Module Co-ordinator (MIDI) training schedule has been planned and executed as follows: class room training from 09.00 AM to 10.30 AM and hands on practical training from 11.0 AM to 12.30 PM in the first half and similarly, class room training from 2.00 PM to 03.30 PM and hands on practical training from 04.00 PM to 05.0 PM in the second half of the day.

There were 12 no of participants in the training programme, 10 from MIDI, Ethiopia and 02 from Ministry of Trade and Industry Govt of Ethiopia.

On every Friday afternoon, examinations for theory as well as practical had been conducted based on the syllabus taught from Monday to Friday and the final marks sheet for four tests conducted had been submitted to Head, HRD of MIDI.

For the complete fourth week participants were given hands on training on CNC Milling and live working demonstration of CNC Die sinking machines on the last day at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institute.

Training program on “Metrology and Calibration” under CSIR-MIDI Twinning Program

Precision Engineering & Metrology Group has successfully completed the training program “Metrology and Calibration” under CSIR-MIDI Twinning Program (Project No. SSP 223812) under Module III : Metals Manufacturing, Sub-module : Metrology and Calibration, ACTIVITY CODE: TW/MIDI/RT.3 during June 03, 2019 to June 28, 2019 at Metals Industry Development Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Theoretical lectures in first half and hands on practical classes on second half have been conducted as per pre-scheduled time table set by jointly CSIR-CMERI and MIDI. Out of 12 chapters of entire course, seven chapters have been completed at MIDI, Ethiopia and rest five chapters will be completed at CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur at next session when MIDI personnel will visit to CSIR-CMERI for taking training. There were 10 participants from MIDI and 02 participants from other Ministries of Ethiopian Govt. List of participants with name and organization is given below.


Sl no. Name of Participant Organization
1. Arega Gebisa

Metals Industry Development Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

2. Addis Abebe
3. Abrham Guadia
4. Fitsum Getachew
5. Hana Kibre
6. Redagn Zewdine
7. Sisay Eshete
8. Surafel Yemane
9. Wondimayehu Birhanu
10. Wondwosen Mekuria
11. Samuel Biruk

Minstry of Industry & Trade (Metal Directorate), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

12. Mohammed Negash

Federal Small & Medium Industry Development Agency, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Participation certificates of the candidates signed by competent authority have been sent to HRD, MIDI, Ethiopia.  


Last updated : 5 Nov, 2019