The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India today said it has joined hands with two different education boards in Haryana to offer a three-year diploma in engineering to its shop floor technicians.
“The company signed an MoU with Haryana State Board of Technical Education and Haryana-IGNOU Society for Community Education and Training to offer a three-year diploma in engineering to its shop floor technicians,” Maruti Suzuki
India (MSI) said in a statement.
The programme,Gyanuday,will help to make available manpower with enhanced knowledge and skill-set for meeting the future business needs of the company,it added.
MSI said on successful completion of the course with 60 per cent marks of equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA),technicians will be considered for promotion to supervisor cadre.
Commenting on the association,MSI Chief Operating Officer (Administration) S Y Siddiqui said: “This initiative will address the career aspirations of the technician colleagues.
It is also a significant move to align with the national skill upgradation programme to create a pool of trained and skilled manpower.”
The programme will offer diploma in engineering through part time classes in mechanical,electrical and electronics streams,the statement said.