Mahindra Tractors Inaugurates Skill Development Centre in Nagpur

Nagpur : Mahindra Tractors has inaugurated the VEDIC-Mahindra Skill Development Centre at the Ordnance Factory in Ambajhari, Nagpur. The event was graced by Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways. This centre is a collaborative effort between the Vidharbha Defence Industries Association (VDIA), Yantra India Ltd., and Mahindra Tractors.

The initiative aims to provide skill development and on-the-job training for rural youth and women in the Vidharbha region, aligning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of leveraging India’s demographic dividend through skill development.

As Mahindra Tractors celebrates 60 years in the domestic market and 40 lakh tractors sold, this initiative reinforces its dedication to rural prosperity. The centre offers a comprehensive curriculum covering tractor service, sales, and assembly, utilizing modern technical equipment and expert trainers.

Key dignitaries at the inauguration included Dinesh Rai, Founder Chairman of the Alliance of Indian MSMEs (AIM) & Former Secretary of MSME, GOI; Gurudutt Ray, officiating Chairman & Managing Director of Yantra India Ltd.; and Nachiket Kodkani, Sr. VP at Mahindra Tractors. Vikram Wagh, CEO of Mahindra Tractors, highlighted the company’s commitment to creating career opportunities for rural youth and women.  

This initiative aims to empower rural youth with the skills needed for roles in dealership sales, service positions, and manufacturing assembly, contributing to the nation’s growth and community transformation.