New Delhi : The Indian arm of Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha Motor Research & Development India on Wednesday donated six cut section engine models to three Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) located in Uttar Pradesh.
This moves come as a part of the Corporate Social Responsibility and in an effort to empower youth through skill development, Yamaha Motor Research & Development India (YMRI).
The purpose of donating these models is to support the infrastructure of the government institutions and also providing students an opportunity to get better training facilities.
The donation ceremony was organized at the Government Industrial Training Institute located in Sector 31, Noida. ITI colleges from Muradnagar in Ghaziabad and Hapur were also part of the ceremony.
Yasuo Ishihara, Managing Director, YMRI, donated 6 cut section engine models, including one FZ bike Engine and one Ray Z Scooter Engine to Vipin Kumar, Principal, Government Industrial Training Institute, Muradnagar; Mukesh Pratap Singh, Principal, Government Industrial Training Institute, Hapur; and Sunil Kumar, Principal, Government Industrial Training Institute, Noida. All the three colleges received 2 cut section engine models each.
Speaking on the occasion, Yasuo Ishihara, Managing Director, YMRI, said: “As a responsible entity, we have always believed in the upliftment of the marginalized and under-privileged sections of the society. These industrial training institutes are the gateway to their bright future.”
“Every corporate must come forward in some way or other to support these institutes and help them train the students with a better infrastructure. These initiatives will not only encourage the youth to join the automobile industry but will also help address the industry’s need for a trained workforce,” he added.
He further emphasized that Yamaha is totally committed towards the continuous development of the local talents and contribution towards the Skill India Mission launched by the government.
The senior management of YMRI also interacted with the students at the ITI College and shared their experience in the automobile industry. The college authorities stated that contribution by corporates will help them in creating a better infrastructure and providing a better environment for the students to learn and train.
IYM has been engaged in several CSR activities across India with an objective to contribute towards the development of the society as a whole.
Recently, IYM inaugurated a technical training institute – Yamaha NTTF Training Centre (YNCT) at its Chennai factory to impart training to youth from the rural areas of Tamil Nadu on the Japanese manufacturing methods.
Similarly, IYM has been running Yamaha Training Schools (YTS) across India with an aim to provide technical training to the economically weaker youth, school dropouts enabling them to become an expert two-wheeler technicians, and thereafter, they could be employed gainfully at Yamaha Dealerships and become productive member of the society.
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