Hero MotoCorp sets up CoE at ITI New Delhi to skill youth

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 01 Oct 2019

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, today opened a state-of-the-art training centre – a Centre of Excellence – at the Industrial Training Institute, Nizamuddin in New Delhi.

Launched in association with the Department of Training and Technical Education, Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the centre will build key skillsets amongst the youth, thereby enhancing career opportunities for them in the two-wheeler industry. 

Vimal Dimri, deputy director, Training & Technical Education, government of NCT of Delhi and Vijay Sethi, Chief Information Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer and Head - Corporate Social Responsibility, Hero MotoCorp, inaugurated the learning facility.

The Centre of Excellence (CoE) is equipped with conventional learning facilities, including a fully automated workshop with pneumatic tools and precision equipment. In addition, cutaway sections of Hero engines and other two-wheeler parts have also been installed to help trainees gain hands-on expertise of the latest automobile technologies. The learning modules will be conducted by fully-trained faculty, helping trainees grasp theoretical and practical know-how of the two-wheeler repair and maintenance process.

Hero MotoCorp’s Vijay Sethi said, "Hero MotoCorp is committed to empowering the youth with upgraded skillsets required in the dynamic two-wheeler industry. We are constantly engaging with the external ecosystem to induce effective and topical learning programs, both at national and regional levels. This new initiative with the Department of Training & Technical Education is yet another effort to create a robust talent pool, and we will continue to this drive with fervour.”

According to Hero MotoCorp, it has thus far imparted skills training to more than 20,000 youth by setting up state-of-the-art skill development centres across the country.