Car-maker, Maruti Suzuki supports Skill India, aims to provide Skill Training under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Maruti Suzuki supporting Skill India and vocational education, has set up Auto Body Repair and Auto Body Paint workshops at ITI, Pusa, with investment of over Rs 85 lakh, and will spend around Rs 15 lakh on training aides on an annual basis. As many as 100 students can enrol in the course.

“Auto Body Repair and Auto Body Painting are niche areas. With the specialized training programme and state-of-the-art facilities, we aim to equip the institutes to offer relevant skills to students. On completion of the course, students are job-ready, and will be able to perform and excel in this specialized area of car service and repair,” said Pankaj Narula, executive director (Service), Maruti Suzuki.

Anybody who has completed 10th or 12th standard will be able to enroll in the course. Programmes like these help bridge the gap between literacy and employment rates, with a focus on job-specific skills. Such initiatives further Skill India by helping economically weaker students secure their career.

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