TATA Motors Signs MoU With NSDC To Train & Provide Employment To J&K Youth

KL Report


In an significant development, India’s automobile tycoon Tata Motors Monday said that through a collaborative action oriented agenda company will explore training and employment opportunities for graduates, post-graduates, 3 year engineering diploma holders and professional degree holders of Jammu & Kashmir.

Tata Motors becomes the first automobile company to sign an MoU with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation), under PM’s Udaan Scheme, through Tata Motors Certified Works Manager Programme, the auto major said in a statement.

“The move to collaborate with NSDC under the Udaan scheme is to create employment opportunities for the educated youth of J&K by providing them with skillful practical knowledge of vehicle operations and service,” Sanjeev Garg, Tata Motors Global Head – Customer Care, said.

“The scheme also enables us to plug in this skilled knowledgeable set of trained youth into our vast and growing commercial vehicle network helping us sustain our service levels,” he added.

As per the ‘Tata Motors Certified Works Manager Scheme’, the company would recruit fresh graduates from engineering colleges of Jammu & Kashmir and provide them employment opportunities across Tata Authorised Service Stations, the company said.

“The MoU (with NSDC) was signed to explore training and employment opportunities for graduates, post-graduates, three-year engineering diploma holders and professional degree holders in the state, through a collaborative action-oriented agenda,” it added.

Tata Motors sales and service network consists of 1,300 sales touch points and over 1,100 service touch points across the country.

“We are delighted to work with Tata Motors. NSDC is aiming to contribute significantly (about 30%) to overall target of skilling and upskilling 500 million people in India by 2022,” NSDC CEO & MD Dilip Chenoy said.

Tata Motors Certified Works Manager scheme promises to provide employment to thousands of youth in J&K, he added. Trained by Tata Motors for 6 months at NITTR Bhopal / Amity Noida and at Tata Motors’ STC (Service Training Centres), these graduates are then placed at Tata Motors dealerships as Assistant Works Managers.

Udaan is a special industry initiative for J&K envisaged as an industry-led programme, wherein corporates will tap into the large pool of educated youth of J&K and make them employment ready by providing training.

NSDC has 33 corporates enrolled under this scheme. They have corporates like Infosys, TCS, Wipro, HCL Technologies, Yes Bank, Apollo Tyres, Future Group and Bajaj Allianz partnering with them on this program. In the Tata Group TCS and CMC are Training Partners to NSDC under their Skill Development Mission.


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