Hero MotoCorp’s Skill Development Centre Atalji Skill Development Institute and Swarna Bharath Trust (SBT), affiliated training centre of Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC), conducted its certification ceremony and placement drive under the Project Jeevika, a CSR Initiative in Hyderabad and Vijayawada. 22 of 23 candidates in Vijayawada and all 10 candidates in Hyderabad got the placement opportunity.
The event was attended by Mr. Deb Kumar Dasgupta- DGM and Lead Manager of Manpower Sourcing, HMCL as the chief guest, Sri DVN Rao, ED, Swarna Bharat Trust, SriChandrakanth Chamoli, ASM, HMCL, Sri Hari Varshan, HMCL, Sri GSR Krishna, Director, SDI, and Sri Chandrasekhar, Phoenix Motors in Hyderabad. However, Vijay Bhaskar Rao– Director SBT, Kiran Kumar – Principal KL University, Mahesh–GM Dealer Sales of RM Motors, Nitesh SPOC, HMCL, and Ramesh–Regional Head South, ASDC were present in Vijayawada. Deb Kumar Dasgupta – DGM and Lead Manager of HMCL and Vijaybhaskar Rao– Director SBT highlighted the career progression opportunities in the automotive sector and jointly said at their respective location: “The objective of the project is to impart vocational training to underprivileged school & college dropout youths, provide short term training as Two-Wheeler Technician/Supervisor and assist them for consequent gainful employment as Two-Wheeler Technician / Supervisor”.
Arindam Lahiri, CEO, ASDC stated, “These certified students make us extremely proud and have no doubt that they will have a great footprint in the automotive sector.” He further added, “We are looking forward to continuing to work with HMCL to create skill development opportunities for individuals in this industry.” A Hyderabad-based student said, “I am so happy to be a part of this batch and to receive my certification today. The training I received at this institute has prepared me well for the job market and I am confident that I will excel in my career in the automotive sector.” Another student from Vijayawada said, “I am grateful for the training received at this institute and then with my placement. I am also excited to start my automotive career and continue learning and growing in this field.”
These certification and placement ceremony was a testament to the success of the skill
development program and the dedication of Hero MotoCorp in bridging the industry skill gap and supporting the Skill India Mission. With the support of organizations like Hero MotoCorp, the automotive sector in India will continue to grow and provide employment opportunities for skilled technicians and engineers.