Tata Motors signs MoU with NSDC to offer jobs to Jammu & Kashmir's youth

author image CarTrade Editorial Team
Wednesday 19 June 2013, 11:25 AM

Tata Motors, the country's largest auto maker, has come up with a new move of recruiting graduate engineers from Jammu & Kashmir for its sales and service network. Also, the company is planning to provide employment oriented training to the state's youth. With this step, Tata Motors happens to be the first auto company to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the Udaan Scheme of Prime Minister. In an official strategic, the auto major said that it has initiated this move with the help of Tata Motors Certified Works Manager Programme.

Speaking on this programme, the Global Head - Customer Care at Tata Motors, Sanjeev Garg was quoted as saying, “The move to collaborate with NSDC under the Udaan scheme is to create employment opportunities for the educated youth of J&K by providing them with skilful practical knowledge of vehicle operations and service.”

According to the 'Tata Motors Certified Works Manager Scheme', the auto maker would be recruiting graduates from engineering colleges of Jammu & Kashmir and will be then providing them job opportunities across the authorised service stations of the company. The statement further said, “The MoU (with NSDC) was signed to explore training and employment opportunities for graduates, post-graduates, three-year engineering diploma holders and professional degree holders in the state, through a collaborative action-oriented agenda.”

It must be noted that the sales and service network of Tata Motors consists of around 1,300 sales outlets and more than 1,100 service points, all over the country. The chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of NSDC, Dilip Chenoy said, “We are delighted to work with Tata Motors. NSDC is aiming to contribute significantly (about 30 per cent) to overall target of skilling and up skilling 500 million people in India by 2022.”

The associate partner of Tata Motors has promised to provide jobs to thousands of state's youth in Jammu & Kashmir. Reportedly, Udaan happens to be a special industry initiative for the state, through which corporate firms will tap on the potential of educated youth of Jammu & Kashmir and make them employed by offering the suitable training.

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