UP government ties-up with Indian Yamaha Motors to enhance ITI passouts’ skills
New Delhi, May 14 (KNN) With a vision to support governments skill development initiative and aiming to provide opportunity to youths in rural areas of UP to upgrade their skills, MoU was signed between UP government officials and Indian Yamaha Motor (IYM), said Bhuvnesh Kumar, Principal Secretary, vocation education department.
With this tie-up, Industrial training institute (ITIs) passouts can undergo practical training process with an automobile company to enhance and upgrade their skills for employability and professional growth in manufacturing sector.
As per the agreement, ITI passouts above the age of 18 will be provided practical training and they will be paid for this training, which is in line with Yamaha’s Corporate Social Responsibility policy.
Speaking on the occasion, Yukihiko Tada, director, IYM said that the initiative will help the underprivileged youth of UP and equip them with skills relevant from industry point of view.
With this move, the youths will become more employable, he added.
Yamaha is committed to undertake similar initiatives in the future as well and continue to support Make in India initiative and National Skill Development Mission of Government of India, said Tada.
Through this two-year training program, Yamaha intends to build up a team of young, qualified and skillful talent who can become self- sufficient and contribute in the growth of manufacturing sector in the nation.
Appreciating the efforts made by Yamaha towards skill development, Bhuvnesh Kumar, principal secretary, department of vocational education and skill development, UP Government said “such initiatives will enhance employment opportunities for our youth, boost the Skill India Mission and help us achieve the PM’s vision of transforming India into the skill capital of the world.”
Pranjal Yadav, mission director, UP Skill Development Mission who was present during the signing ceremony said that to with the passage of time,many more similar MoUs will be signed with other companies to increase employability of ITI students.
In December last year, Yamaha had signed MoU with the Bihar government for training of youths and provide them an opportunity to get on-the-job training at its factories in Greater Noida, UP, Faridabad and Haryana.