Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has adopted a total of five ITI’s in Punjab. This is the company’s contribution to tap young and enthusiastic individuals with a technical bent of mind and steering them in the right direction with sound training and practical hands on experiences.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between MSIL’s Rajesh Uppal, Executive Director and B Purushartha, Director of Technical Education in the state of Punjab. As per these terms of agreement, five it is based in Amritsar, Bassi Pathana, Pathankot, Malerkotla and Nabha will be adopted by MSIL due to which employable youth will receive training in automobile and allied industries.
This scheme will see over 2000+ students benefiting from this special program, with guaranteed benefits of finding suitable employment at the end of their training period. These students will not only be fit for employment within the country but will be adept for employment in multinational companies all across the world. On 18th March, Gian Singh Namdhari won the Maruti Suzuki Colors of Youth title for his traditional music skills and drove home a Maruti Suzuki A-Star from over 2800 registrations. His thank you speech is as follows, “I would like to thank Maruti Suzuki on giving me this opportunity to showcase and perform with the Jori Pakhawaj, the traditional musical instruments of my household. A special thanks to my guru Ustad Sukhwinder Singh ‘Pinki’ who has taught me and enabled me to preserve the art of these traditional musical instruments.”
Arindam Biswas and Suraj. R Chaube finish 2nd, whereas teams from Symbiosis Institute of International Business & Dr. B R Ambedkar Medical College finished 3rd. Manohar Bhat, Vice President, Marketing, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “This is the second year of Maruti Suzuki Colors of youth. The number of registrations received show the popularity of the contest amongst the youth. Maruti Suzuki encourages young talent and we have many such platforms designed specifically for them. We will continue to add such events to our annual calendar.”