India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd, today, signed a MoU with Bosco Boys Welfare Society, Borivali West, one of the partner organizations of Don Bosco Development Society in Mumbai, to open Yamaha Training School (YTS) in Maharashtra.
This initiative is to promote and encourage economically weaker youth (male and female) to acquire technical knowledge and expertise, thereby supporting them to secure employment at Yamaha dealerships.
Technical experts from Yamaha Technical Academy – the company’s training division will be providing support in conducting the YTS program by continuously training the trainers as well as the students.
Fr. Anthony Santarita, Rector, Bosco Boys Welfare Society (Second from left-with the copy of MoU) , Mr. Ravinder Singh (Third from left-with the copy of MoU) VP- Strategy and Planning, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. , Mr. EP Sreekumar(Fourth from Left), Head Of Department, Yamaha Technical Academy, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt.Ltd and other officials during the MoU signing to start the Yamaha Training School at the premises of Bosco Boys Welfare Society, Mumbai.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ravinder Singh, Vice President, Strategy and Planning, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd said: “At present, there is a huge skills gap in the industry and a large number of youth are pushed towards unemployment due to lack of technical skills. With the present MoU’s we will develop a synergetic partnership with Bosco Boys Welfare Society in Mumbai, Maharashtra thereby helping deserving students find employment in the automobile sector via impartment of technical training and education. These partnerships will provide a platform to the economically weaker youth (Male and Female) to obtain a job oriented technical training in two wheeler repair and servicing that meets industry standards. Upon successful completion of this YTS course, students will receive a Yamaha Technical Academy certificate and a certificate issued by the Institute that will help them gain suitable employment within the industry.”
As part of its continued CSR initiatives, India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd is poised to adopt Government/ Private Technical Institutes and to partner with reputed NGOs across India to launch Yamaha Training Schools with Yamaha Technical Academy (YTA) certification.
Yamaha had recently launched its Grow More Foundation in Himmatnagar, Gujarat, Don Bosco Technical Institute, Krishnanagar in West Bengal, Don Bosco Technical Institute, Mampetta, Mukkom in Calicut district in Kerala, YTS in Little Flower Engineering Institute, South Kalamasssery, Cochin in Kerala, YTS in Don Bosco Technical Institute at Sulthan Bathery in Wayanad District, Calicut in Kerala, YTS in Gram Tarang Employability Training Services (GTET), Bhubaneswar in Odisha, YTS in Don Bosco Technical School, Maligaon in Guwahati and YTS in Mangalore, Karnataka at the premises of St Joseph’s Technical Institute. Yamaha had earlier launched its YTS in Kolkata, at the premises of Don Bosco Technical School (DBTS) in Liluah and YTS in Aurangabad at the premises of Government polytechnic in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
The company had also launched its YTS in Delhi earlier last year, partnering Navjyoti India Foundation – a not-for-profit organization working with marginalized sections under the inspiring leadership of Magsaysay Award winner, Dr Kiran Bedi. The company also commemorated the first Foundation Day of the Navjyoti Yamaha Training School on 8th May’15. Accordingly, Yamaha Motor India Sales (YMIS) organized programs at the Community Centre and Sports Complex (Karala Stadium), Karala, Delhi in the presence of Chief Guest Dr Kiran Bedi. Yamaha’s first YTS was launched in association with Dayal Bagh Engineering Institute, Agra in 2013.