Tata, in an attempt to empower the youth of the country, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Automotive Skill Development Council of the Government of India. This partnership will help Tata’s skill development centres across its 6 plants in the country and will comply to the National Skills qualification Framework.
Signed in presence of Mr Gajendra Chandel, Chief Human Resource Officer, Tata Motors and Mr Sunil Chaturvedi, CEO, Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC), the MoU will assist in preparing the youth by enhancing and spreading knowledge about industry level occupational skills. This will be followed by assessment and certification of the skills achieved.
The auto industry is one of the largest employers in the country. The MoU will also support by strengthening the idea of Make in India’s basics. No country can have a strong manufacturing sector if the local workforce is not strong. Tata has been in the forefront when it comes to creating the right pool of talent for the automotive engineering and manufacturing industry.
Along with this first of its kind MoU with the National Skill Development Corporation, Tata has over the past few years has signed over six such agreements with leading institutes and organisations, to develop skilled & highly competent manpower for being future ready. ASDC has so far helped the industry by creating 188 qualification packs comprising of 938 National Occupational Standards related to automotive sector.