Royal Enfield opens skills factory at Chennai’s Hindustan Institute of Technology

In an effort to develop a new generation of skilled and aspiring engineers, midsize motorcycle major opens well-equipped training centre at leading academic institute in Chennai.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 04 Dec 2022 Views icon6354 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Midsize motorcycle major Royal Enfield has opened its first-ever Experiential Training Hub in the campus of the Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS) in Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The facility will provide experiential learning and impart technical know-how of Royal Enfield motorcycles to HITS engineers and students and also to Royal Enfield dealer-technicians.

The training centre was inaugurated by B Govindarajan, CEO, Royal Enfield in the presence of Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro-Chancellor, HITS; Ashok Verghese, Director, HITS; Dr. S.N. Sridhara, and Dr. Pon Ramalingam, Registrar, HITS along with the department heads and faculties.

The training centre, which covers 11,000 square feet, will offer intensive hands-on training to employees, employees of channel partners in automobile engineering and technology. It will enable trainees to get familiar with Royal Enfield motorcycles, engine models, simulators, work bays while giving them an opportunity to delve deeper into the pure motorcycling ecosystem, including apparel and genuine motorcycle accessories. An incubation centre for apparel and GMA design will create a centre for conceptualizing new designs.

The training setup consists of bay workshops, motorcycles and engines of all different motorcycle models to educate the company’s field teams and sales/service staff of Royal Enfield channel partners in motorcycle vehicle sales to service and maintenance. The facility is equipped for both online and offline sessions and the training rooms are equipped with a live interpretation conferencing platform.










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