Tata Motors has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) for a collaborative skill development program in the automotive sector. ASDC is a Govt. of India recognized Skill Council. This partnership will help Tata Motors’ skill development centres across its six plants in India and will comply as per competency levels of the NSQF (National Skills Qualification Framework).
The program is aimed to prepare our country’s youth by imparting and enhancing industry-ready occupational skills followed by assessment and certification on the basis of skill levels achieved and certified as per NSQF. The program will comprise of modules based on the skills for design, engineering, manufacturing, automobile production, sales and service as well in various support functions with a focus on quality, productivity, dexterity, discipline and safety.
The automotive industry is a significant generator of employment in India. ASDC has contributed to the development this industry by creating 188 Qualification Packs (QPs) comprising of 938 National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to automotive sector till now. Tata Motors’ partnership with ASDC is expected to further enhance the expertise in conducting research, developing training course curriculums and certification of trainers and students, in consultation with experts from the automotive industry and from academia.
Tata Motors has been at the forefront in creating the right set of talent pool for the automobile engineering and manufacturing industry. Tata Motors has over the past few years has signed over six such agreements, including this latest MoU with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to develop skilled and highly competent manpower for being future ready.