23 May, 2017
Jamshedpur, 23rd May, 2017: India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. today marked the inauguration of its Yamaha Training School (YTS) at the premises of Al-Kabir Polytechnic, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Yamaha and Al-Kabir Polytechnic, Jamshedpur jointly aims to create a 'Centre of Excellence' where youngsters will receive two-wheeler technical training that will enable them to become expert two-wheeler technicians. Thereafter, they could be employed gainfully at Yamaha dealerships to offer productive contributions to the society. Technical experts from Yamaha are conducting the YTS program on behalf of India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Masaki Asano, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said: "As a socially responsible company, Yamaha will always support new generation by providing technical education and facilitating employment or entrepreneurship. Technical knowhow and entrepreneurial skills in younger generations will play a vital role in retaining the country's growth as India is becoming an economic powerhouse. Technical training at YTS will empower them with self-perpetuating certainty as after completion of the course, they can take up technical jobs in automobile sector or choose entrepreneurship."
Commenting at the event, Mr. Ravinder Singh, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Planning, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said: "Yamaha's way to future is laid on social responsibilities, to empower relatively indigent youngsters of the society by creating opportunities of employment. Since 2013, Yamaha Technical Schools (YTSs) have rigorously manifested collaborations with various institutions across the country to offer technical education and generate employment for the young students who are otherwise hard pressed by circumstances to give up education. Till 2016, more than 300 students (including females) were trained and facilitated employment at Yamaha dealerships. The inauguration of the 30th YTS with Al-Kabir Polytechnic , Jamshedpur, Jharkhand will help the deserving students to find employment in the automobile sector after the course on technical training."
He further added, "Yamaha has also signed a MoU with the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India in 2015 under which certification will be provided by National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) - which is a national recognition for such endeavors and are in sync with the national agendas like 'Skill India' and 'Make in India'. Yamaha is the first and only two-wheeler manufacturer to offer this unique course certified by the Government of India."
As a part of its continued CSR initiative, 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 also plans to launch YTS across India to encourage the relatively indigent youngsters to master two wheeler technologies.
Yamaha has inaugurated a total of 30 Yamaha Training Schools across India including today's inauguration in Al-Kabir Polytechnic, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.