Shell Lubricants provides skill development to mechanics

Shell Lubricants has organised a Masterclass training session for 46 bike mechanics and Independent Workshop Owners (IWS) in New Delhi, India. The session was part of the company’s nationwide initiative aiming to engage and train approximately 7000 mechanics and IWSs across 16 Indian cities. Shell is running the global Masterclass competition across several countries like Thailand, […]

ASDC Annual Conclave 2019 held

Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) has organised ASDC Annual Conclave 2019 in New Delhi, India. The day-long event focused on various panel discussions on industry expectations from the skilling ecosystem, vocational skills institutions and industry training centres’ perspective on challenges and opportunities associated with skilling, and thirdly, the role of the state to mobilise and […]

Continental starts institute for technology and transformation

Continental has founded an institute for technology and transformation. The primary task of the new institute is the qualification of all employees in Germany. The institute’s services cover Industry 4.0, new drive concepts and digitalization. “As electrification and digitalisation become more widespread, simple tasks are being replaced by more complex tasks that require training. These […]

Schaeffler India opens vocational training centre

Schaeffler India has opened a fully operational vocational skill development training centre at Hosur to provide training in CNC Machining and Mechatronics training to the youth of the underprivileged sections of the society. It is under STEP (Schaeffler Technical Enhancement Program) which is run under the CSR umbrella HOPE. The program will be run by […]

SKF India signs MoU with ASDC

Technology and solutions provider SKF India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) for the accreditation of SKF India’s YES centres. Youth Empowerment at SKF (YES) is a flagship corporate social responsibility program by SKF India started in 2015 for vocational skill development of the underprivileged youth to empower […]

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 […]

ASDC partners with TCS iON for skill development

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has announced a partnership between its strategic unit; TCS iON, and the Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) to reimagine and scale ASDC’s initiatives to identify potential candidates, equip them with the necessary skills, and match them with appropriate job opportunities in the auto sector. This collaboration is expected to bring various […]

Tata Motors strengthens ties with BITS, Pilani

Tata Motors steered into its second batch of BTech in Manufacturing Technology Programme, in partnership with Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS, Pilani). This programme has been customised for Tata Motors’ employees to impart the knowledge & skill requisite for the Automotive Manufacturing Industry and includes subjects like Automobile Technology, Mechatronics, Automation, Manufacturing […]

Anand Sundaresan is the new Chairman of IESC

Schwing Stetter India Vice-Chairman and Managing Director Anand Sundaresan has been appointed as Chairman of The Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC), promoted by the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA), and subsidised by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He succeeds Vikram Sharma, CEO of Kobelco. Sundaresan is the immediate past President of the Indian […]