Tata Motors, ASDC join hands for auto sector skill development

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two parties.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: May 31, 2016 4:56:34 pm
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Tata Motors today said it has entered into a partnership with Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) for a collaborative skill development programme in the automotive sector.

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with the government of India recognised skill council to help Tata Motors’ skill development centres across its six plants in India, the company said in a statement.

The company’s skill centres will comply with competency levels of the NSQF (National Skills Qualification Framework), it said adding the objective of the partnership is impart and enhance industry-ready occupational skills to youths.

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Commenting on the association, Tata Motors Chief Human Resources Officer Gajendra Chandel said: “We are keen to see the Indian automotive industry becoming globally competitive with Tata Motors playing a significant role.”

The corporate partnership of Tata Motors with ASDC is a step towards reaping India’s demographic dividend by enhancing employability within India as well as in other countries and also contribute to government’s aggressive plans under the Skill India Mission towards ‘Kaushal Bharat – Kushal Bharat’, he added.

“Through this collaboration with Tata Motors, the expectation would be to propagate the industry’s own ASDC certification among the youth who wish to make a career in the exciting field of automobiles,” ASDC Chief Executive Officer Sunil Chaturvedi said.

The programme will comprise modules based on the skills for design, engineering, manufacturing, automobile production, sales and service as well in various support functions with a focus on quality, productivity, dexterity, discipline and safety, the company added.

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