Started in 2010, Ashok Leyland Ashirwad Yojana involves deserving 12th pass children from economically weak and remote and hilly areas of Uttarakhand. Students are given classroom training, on-the job training, personality development, grooming and English language classes, and introduced to corporate culture.
The learning centre is well equipped, operates a girls hostel, and amenities for students, each of whom has endured hardships to emerge as a successful graduate and diploma-holder. All graduates will become full-time employees of Ashok Leyland. Labour Minister of Uttarakhand, H.C. Durgapal was present at the event.
Vinod K. Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland says the company laid the foundation back in 2010 for its fully-integrated manufacturing plant in Uttarakhand. To support it with skilled talent, Ashok Leyland Ashirwad Yojana offers an intensive 4-year training programme to unemployed boys and girls was introduced.
Youngsters from the region who have completed school are offered much needed training at the learning centre through a mix of theory, on-the-job practical training, and personality development inputs. With skilled workforce being in short supply nationwide, these professionally qualified youth are ready to be inducted in the workplace. The company is proud to have the new batch of pass-outs join the Ashok Leyland family.
Durgapal says it is commendable that Ashok Leyland is helping create employment opportunities for youth in Uttarakhand. 100 pct of students enrolled in the Ashok Leyland Ashirwad Yojana are being offered permanent positions across the company. He wished the current and future graduating children the very best.