Kochi, Oct 31: India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd has signed a MoU with Little Flower Engineering Institute, for setting up a Yamaha Training School (YTS) in their campus.
This initiative is to promote and encourage economically weaker youth to acquire Yamaha's technical know-how and secure employment at Yamaha dealerships. As a socially responsible company, this initiative is in line with Yamaha's continued CSR initiative, a press release.
Technical experts from Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. are conducting the YTS program on behalf of India Yamaha Motor Private Ltd. Ravinder Singh, Vice President, Strategy and Planning, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd said presently there was a huge skills gap in the industry, and a large number of youth are pushed towards unemployment due to lack of technical skills.
The MOU will help enable deserving students find employment in the automobile sector via impartment of technical training and education. The partnerships will provide a platform to the economically weaker youth to obtain a job oriented technical training in two wheeler repairs and servicing that meets industry standards.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a Yamaha Technical Academy certificate that will help them gain suitable employment within the industry, he added.