Honda firms up Skill Development drive in Pune

PROVIDING more avenues for skill development amongst youth, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India recently inaugurated its Honda Skill Enhancement Centre at Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Aundh in Pune under its CSR initiative.

The inauguration was done in the presence of Rajendra Ghume, joint director – Vocational Education & Training, Pune Region and Prakash Sayagaonkar PL, principal, Government ITI Aundh, Pune along with senior dignitaries of Honda 2Wheelers Kazuhiro Miyano, deputy director – sales and marketing, HMSI and Vivek Taluja, regional head – sales and marketing, HMSI.

Honda Skill Enhancement Centre’ aims to provide an authentic platform to students for practising trade specific skills on various aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair. Making them future ready, industrial training will be imparted to students in fully functional service workshops set up by Honda.

Speaking on the initiative, Pradeep Pandey, senior vice president, customer service, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd said, “The Indian automotive industry is changing rapidly, thanks to the fast-approaching deadline for BSVI emission norms. Surely the skilled manpower demand will go up, opening up employment opportunities for the youth. Hence, as a responsible corporate, Honda is taking various CSR initiatives to promote skill development across the country. Creating a pool of skilled workforce through Honda Skill Enhancement Centres in India, we aim to empower youth and help them build a brighter future.”

Honda Skill Enhancement Centre established in Govt. ITI Aundh, Pune will further create job opportunities for the students. On the completion of training, Honda will provide recruitment opportunities to candidates at Honda manufacturing plants and dealerships.

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