The CSR initiative ensures successful running of the course. MBIL’s partnership with Government Polytechnic heralds modernization, practical relevance and flexibility of vocational education and training in India. Mercedes-Benz’ involvement lets students gauge and learn key competencies that are crucial when adapting to modern day industrial requirements.
Eberhard Kern, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India says the Advanced Mechatronics course takes into its realm increasing complexity of technical processes whereby a trained workforce is competent in mechanical, electronic and informatics skills alongside modern automation technologies. The programme also helps develop interpersonal skills.
A third Mercedes-Benz car has been donated to Government Polytechnic Pune and a second car to Government Polytechnic
Aurangabad. Advanced Mechatronics course designed by Mercedes-Benz is being run by 3 Government Polytechnics in Pune
and Aurangabad since 2006 and 2009, respectively. In 2013, it was introduced in Government Engineering College Trivandrum (GECBH).