Moving towards skilled workforce: Yamaha Motor MD

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 23, 2018 03:26 PM IST

Chennai:  "We are gradually moving towards building a skilled work force which can meet the industry demands and further contribute towards the Skill India Mission launched by the Indian Government," said India Yamaha Motor Private Limited, deputy managing director Riuji Kawashima.

He was speaking at the induction of 50 students for the second batch of Yamaha Motor NTTF Training Center (YNTC).

Riuji said,"We are extremely happy and proud to announce the beginning of the second batch by YNTC today. YNTC was established last year with an objective to target young people residing in the rural areas in India with limited resources and who have the potential to learn and enhance their skills."

YNTC is the first Japan- India Institute of Manufacturing (JIM) established in Chennai in 2017 which aims to train future shop floor leaders with the Japanese style of manufacturing and working methods.

JIM is a collaboration between the Governments of Japan and India along with Japanese companies to create a pool of skilled manpower for manufacturing units in India.

During the induction ceremony, the students were explained about the four year program which comprises of 2 year Certificate Program in Manufacturing Technology followed by a 2 year Diploma Program.

The program will focus on the practical skills in Japanese-style.