NSDC, Renault-Nissan Alliance sign MoU for skill development

The Renault-Nissan Alliance India has signed a memorandum of understanding with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train its workforce in the Alliance plant in Chennai for future technologies. Through this partnership, NSDC will assist the Renault-Nissan workforce to develop competency standards in emerging automotive manufacturing technologies.

Renault-Nissan Alliance will customise an engagement and skilling action plan along with NSDC’s network for program design, development and employment sustainability from the demand side. The Alliance will provide support through onsite labs, training, mentorship, internship and / or participation of expert domains. Besides, it will lead and conduct seminars, workshops, technical task forces etc. to identify and propagate industry relevant technology, knowledge and skill to support the National Skill Development Mission.

The first year of partnership aims to get 10 percent of employees trained to be able to support the growth and expansion plans of Renault-Nissan Alliance in India.

Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC said, “We are pleased to collaborate with Renault-Nissan Alliance in our endeavour to support the industry’s requirement of trained manpower. The automotive and auto component manufacturing industry has been growing steadily over the last few years. Hence, we see tremendous potential to skill and up-skill the Indian youth and support the sectoral growth.”

Jayakumar David, HR Director at Renault-Nissan Alliance India said, “The Renault Nissan Alliance aims to lead this evolution in India. While technology will play a pivotal role in the transformation of the automotive industry, investment in upskilling of the workforce is equally important. Through our partnership with NSDC, which is a first for the Corporation, we will aim to get 10% of employees trained in the first year to be able to support the growth and expansion plans of the Alliance in India.”

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