Honda inaugurates ITI alliance in Chennai to empower local youth
Chennai, November 02, 2018
‘Honda Skill Enhancement Centre’ established to provide job oriented industrial training to students
Chennai, November 02, 2018: In a step towards contributing to skill development of the youth, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. recently inaugurated the ‘Honda Skill Enhancement Centre’ in Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Chennai.
The ‘Honda Skill Enhancement Centre’ in Chennai ITI will provide industry specific education to students for development of job-oriented skills. The industrial training will be imparted to the students in fully functional service workshops set up under the alliance.
Honda will provide authentic platform to students for practising trade specific skills on various aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair under the partnership. This will enable the students to get a hands- on experiential learning and be prepared for jobs.
According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Directorate of Training and Technical Education (DTTE) Tamil Nadu, Honda will provide units of two-wheelers (both scooter & motorcycle) to each institute.
Speaking on the tie-up, Mr Pradeep Pandey, Senior Vice President, Customer Service, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said “The Indian automotive industry is at the onset of a paradigm shift as deadline for BSVI is approaching fast. To commit to the standards laid down under the norms, the industry needs to contribute in generating technical skilled manpower. Honda’s MoU with DTTE, is a step towards building the future of students striving to gain industry relevant skills. This will not just increase their employability but also offer qualified candidates to the industry. Honda will collaborate with more ITIs in future to further empower the youth.”
The tie-up is expected to benefit over 150 young students of the town in a single year. On the completion of training, Honda will also provide recruitment opportunities to candidates at Honda dealerships.
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