Bangalore: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Commissionerate of Industrial Training and Employment, Government of Karnataka, for imparting industry-specific skill, culture and knowledge to the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) students in Karnataka.
Under the MoU, TKM has been identified as an Industrial Training Provider to develop skilled human resources for manufacturing units and first-time entrepreneurs, to equip them for the high-volume production anticipated in the manufacturing sector in light of the Government of India’s greater focus on Make in India and AatmaNirbhar Bharat.
Following the MoU, a program focusing on developing students at ITIs situated in all the 31 districts of Karnataka is being implemented. The training program aims at developing youth who are pursuing ITI courses. Admissions to the program will start in August 2021. A 96-hour intensive skill-oriented training program will be imparted in one trade – automobile assembly.
With the program, TKM will enable ITI students to acquire skills relevant to the manufacturing industry and improve their employment potential. The youth will be trained by certified Toyota trainers having extensive hands-on experience in the globally renowned Toyota Production System. Upon successful completion of the training, the students will have to take up an exam, which will be jointly conducted by ITI and TKM, to be eligible for an apprenticeship in the automotive industry.