Hyundai India has inaugurated Hyundai Professional Development Center at SGM Govt. Polytechnic College, Hyderabad. Through such tie-ups with Polytechnic Institutes, the company provides specially designed curriculum, training material, car, engine, gearbox & other learning aids. Moving forward, the South-Korean automaker has done tie up with 5 Polytechnics PAN India. This is the 1st Tie up with SGM Govt. Polytechnic in Telangana state by HMIL. As of now, it has tie-ups with 38 ITIs Pan India with minimum 1 ITI tie-up in each state.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO – Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said “Hyundai is a Responsible Car Manufacturer and we are very happy about this association with SGM Govt. Polytechnic College. Hyundai creates a constant resource pool of skilled ‘Service Advisors’ for Automobile Service Industry and being a Caring brand, our responsibility is to continue such initiatives to benefit the industry and society.” The new curriculum will expose trade students to modern automobile technologies. The new syllabus and practical training at the dealership will add yet another dimension to the existing syllabus. The programme will benefit Polytechnic colleges in creating skillful professionals for the Indian Automotive Service Industry.
Under its CSR Skill Development Program, Hyundai Motor India made its first ITI tie-up in 2012, to support the community by enhancing education standards in-line with latest technologies at ITI. Almost 99 percent of the trained graduates from the Skill Development Program (2012-2016) were recruited by Hyundai dealerships in 2017. The Programme has already benefited over 1000 students who studied the course in ITIs & Polytechnics across the country. All the CSR activities are being conducted towards Hyundai’s long-term commitment towards fulfilling its social objectives and support to community enhancement on education standards, while accentuating the opportunities for employability and career prospects.