National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Renault-Nissan Alliance India have collaborated to provide training to the workers of the latter on future technologies, at the Alliance’s Chennai plant, which is a global manufacturing centre that exports to over a hundred nations.
As per the MoU signed, NSDC will help the Renault-Nissan workforce achieve international standards in terms of the latest technologies in automotive manufacturing.
Renault-Nissan Alliance will create an engagement and skilling action plan in partnership with NSDC’s network for programme design, development and employment sustainability. It will not only provide training but also render support through onsite labs, mentorship, internship and so on.
Jayakumar David, HR Director at Renault-Nissan Alliance said, “The automotive industry in India is changing rapidly and the customers are looking for next-generation technology-driven experiences. The Renault Nissan Alliance aims to lead this evolution in India. While technology will play a pivotal role in the transformation of the automotive industry, investment in upskilling of the workforce is equally important. Through our partnership with NSDC, which is a first for the Corporation, we will aim to get 10% of employees trained in the first year to be able to support the growth and expansion plans of the Alliance in India.”
“Through our partnership with NSDC, which is a first for the Corporation, we will aim to get 10% of employees trained in the first year to be able to support the growth and expansion plans of the Alliance in India ,” says Jayakumar David, HR Director , Renault-Nissan Alliance.
In its first year, the collaboration will attempt to train 10 per cent of the workforce to support the growth and expansion plans of Renault-Nissan Alliance in India.
Mr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC said, “We are pleased to collaborate with Renault-Nissan Alliance in our endeavour to support the industry’s requirement of trained manpower. We look forward to a successful collaboration with the Alliance in India to achieve the envisioned milestones.”
“We see tremendous potential to skill and upskill the Indian youth and support the sectoral growth,” says Manish Kumar, MD and CEO, NSDC.
According to Kumar, with the rapid growth witnessed in the automotive and auto component manufacturing industry in recent times, there is a lot of potential to train and up-skill the Indian youth and support growth in the automotive sector. The partnership has taken place at the right time with cars as well as mobility solutions poised to change further in the coming years and technology playing a significant part in this change.
Since 2010 the Alliance has invested 61 billion INR in the country and continues to focus on the Indian market by working with its Alliance partners to further develop its engineering, research and development and manufacturing operations in India.