Hisar, Haryana: The Northern Region Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute (NRFMTTI), an esteemed institution under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, located in Hisar, Haryana, has forged a significant partnership with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., one of India’s leading manufacturers of tractors and agricultural machinery, headquartered in Mumbai. This collaboration marks a pivotal moment in the realm of skill development, aiming to empower the youth with expertise for a promising career in farm mechanization.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between NRFMTTI and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. outlines a joint commitment to design and deliver comprehensive training programs. These programs are strategically crafted to equip young individuals with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the dynamic agricultural machinery industry.
The primary objective of this partnership is to bridge the existing gap between industry demands and the skill sets possessed by aspiring youth. By doing so, it seeks to bolster the workforce in the farm mechanization sector, ultimately contributing to the growth and sustainability of agriculture in India.
Through this collaboration, NRFMTTI and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. envision a future where the youth of India can access top-notch training, gain hands-on experience, and acquire the technical proficiency necessary to excel in the farm machinery domain. By nurturing talent and fostering innovation, this partnership aims to drive advancements in farm mechanization techniques, thereby enhancing agricultural productivity and ensuring food security.
Speaking on this momentous occasion, the Director of NRFMTTI, Dr. Mukesh Jain expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “This partnership marks a significant step in our mission to prepare the youth for a prosperous future in the agricultural machinery industry. By combining NRFMTTI’s expertise in training and the Mahindra and Mahindra’s industry knowledge, we are confident in our ability to nurture skilled professionals who will contribute to the growth of the sector.”
Key Highlights of the MoU:
Skill Development Programs: NRFMTTI and the leading agricultural machinery manufacturer will jointly design and implement skill development programs tailored to the specific needs of the farm machinery industry.
State-of-the-Art Facilities: Mahindra will develop world-class training facilities, laboratories, and experienced faculty to ensure high-quality training for the enrolled students.
Industry-Linked Curriculum: The training curriculum will be designed to align closely with industry demands, ensuring that graduates are job-ready upon completion of their training.
Internship and Placement Support: The partnership will facilitate internship opportunities for students within the manufacturing company, providing them with practical exposure to real-world industry operations. Additionally, the manufacturer will actively participate in NRFMTTI’s placement efforts, aiding in job placements for graduates.
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