KOCHI: Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) will scale up its skill development activities by setting up Automobile Skill Enhancement Centres (ASEC) at 45 Government-run Industrial Training Institutes.
Each of these Centres will be equipped with a model workshop to provide practical training. Together with this, the Company will also appoint full-time trainers, provide tools and equipment and forge partnerships with local Maruti Suzuki service workshops to upgrade skills of ITI students and make them job-ready.
This will be a Corporate Social Responsibility project of the Company. Maruti Suzuki has committed `five crore towards this cause.
Nearly 2,100 youths are expected to benefit annually through these ASECs. The trainees will be free to seek employment in any workshop, including those not servicing Maruti Suzuki vehicles.