“Skill India” initiative of the government got a major endorsement from world-leading, technologically-driven automobile company Mercedes-Benz India when it tied up with two private engineering colleges to train students under the Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics (ADAM) programme.
On the occasion of World Youth Skill Day, the company signed a memorandum of understanding with Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology (NIET) and Krishna Institute of Engineering & Technology (KIET) in Delhi in the first ever tie-up of the company with private educational institutes in India.
The company aims to train 20 students per batch under this programme.
The ADAM programme was started in 2006 as a corporate social responsibility initiative of Mercedes-Benz India in collaboration with reputed government institutes across the country.
A primary objective of ADAM is to provide trained service personnel and engineers for the company’s automobiles in the country.
Intertwined with this objective is the vision of enhancing competencies and skill set of students to match with the continuously evolving industrial requirements.
Since its inception, over 500 students have trained under this programme and the company has provided them employment under its dealership network in India.