02 Feb, 2018
As a part of its CSR initiative, Yamaha to impart technical training to relatively indigent youngsters
Yamaha to also assist in final job placements at its dealerships in the city for a secured future
Gandhinagar, 2nd February, 2018: India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. today marked the inauguration of its Yamaha Training School (YTS) at the premises of VPMP Polytechnic in Sector 15, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Yamaha and VPMP Polytechnic jointly aim 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.
Commenting on the inauguration, Mr. Ravinder Singh, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Planning, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said, “Yamaha’s way to future is laid over certain 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 2017, more than 900 students (including females) were trained and facilitated employment at Yamaha dealerships. The inauguration of the 37th YTS with VPMp Polytechnic, Gandhinagar, Gujarat will help the deserving students to find employment in the automobile sector after the course on technical training.”
India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. (IYM) signed a MoU with Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) for affiliation of its course running at Yamaha Training School. Yamaha is the first and only Two-wheeler Company in India, with ASDC approved training program for “Automotive Service Technician” category under its CSR activity.
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 37 Yamaha Training Schools across India including today’s inauguration in VPMP Polytechnic in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.