- Maruti's second JIM facility will be operational by FY 2019-20
- The institute is aimed at training 500 students annually
- The courses offered at JIM will follow NCVT curriculum
- The certificate of accreditation is a testament of Maruti Suzuki's commitment towards government's Skill Development initiative
Maruti Suzuki announced that the automaker's second Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing has received a certificate of accreditation from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry - Japan (METI). The certificate of accreditation was handed over to Mr Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director, Global Automobile Marketing, Suzuki Motor Corporation by Mr Akimasa Ishikawa, Hon’ble Vice Minister - METI, Mr Raj Kumar Srivastava, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India at a ceremony held at METI in Tokyo.
The upcoming second Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing in Uncha Majra, Gurugram - Haryana is aimed at training 500 youngsters annually. The facility is expected to begin operations in the second quarter of the fiscal year 2019-20. For the update, Maruti Suzuki's first JIM operational at Mehsana Gujarat is also METI accredited, the facility was established in 2017. The first batch of students of Mehsana situated JIM got 100 per cent placement, last year.
This accolade is a testament of the automotive giant's commitment towards government's Skill Development initiative. The automaker continuously works towards empowering the youth residing in villages and other remote locations by enhancing their skill sets and educating them so that they can become industry ready. The facility at Mehsana is equipped with latest machines and state-of-the-art infrastructure to cater to the ever-evolving demand of skilled manpower in the automotive industry.
The upcoming facility at Uncha Majra - Haryana will be the first-ever Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing in the region. The automaker is investing around Rs 7 crore to establish the model ITI. Government of Haryana has provided land building and Maruti will equip the institute with latest machines, training modules and will also provide trained teachers. The courses offered at the facility will follow the NCVT curriculum. The institute is spread over a massive 5 acres of land and houses 18 classrooms and 8 practical workshops, the student will be trained in the areas of quality, safety, punctuality, discipline, Kaizen and other Japanese shop floor practices.