At JBM Electric Vehicles Pvt. Limited, we have proactively aligned ourselves to the Indian government’s skill development programs, aimed at addressing the problem of unemployment, and plugging the gap between demand and supply of skilled manpower. We believe skill development is vital for empowering lives and creating a social impact. We have been partnering with state governments, ITIs (Industrial Training Institutes) and other specialized training institutions to support their skill development efforts over the past several years. Our Skill Development Center has also partnered for upgradation of employees’ qualifications through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in higher education, and a batch of 15 employees is undergoing the graduate program.
Our vision is to go PAN India by setting up self-sufficient centres in multiple states. Skilling is integral for maintaining the value chain for the success of this kind of ventures. Government recognized certified course ranging from one month to three years include both classroom training i.e., theoretical and real time training at mechanical shops where the trainees are trained for initial understanding and thereafter sent for on the job training. As part of the Industry-Institute partnership, we have associated with several ITIs, specialized training institutes, such as NSIC, as well as MSME Technology Centers, and State Skill Universities, to provide practical training support to students in the Company’s manufacturing units.
The Company is also supporting Shri Vishwakarma Skill University as an industry partner to offer B. Vocational Programs, viz. Tool & Die Manufacturing and Robotics & Automation. A total of 109 candidates have benefited from On-the Job Training (OJT).
Key initiatives during the year
- We signed an MoU with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation to engage and implement apprenticeship-based training programs for freshers, ITIs, as well as Diploma and Graduate candidates.
- We signed an MoU with Bihar Skill Development Mission for providing Apprenticeship to 100 candidates.
- Under our MoU with Directorate of Industrial Training, Arunachal Pradesh, we undertook training of 24 candidates.