Maruti Suzuki to train 800 drivers under Haryana Skill Development Mission - All you need to know
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has announced that it has undertaken a new initiative to train drivers under the Haryana Skill Development Mission (HSDM).
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has announced that it has undertaken a new initiative to train drivers under the Haryana Skill Development Mission (HSDM). In the current year 2019-20 this program jointly initiated with Government of Haryana will cover 800 candidates.
Training will be conducted at Maruti Suzuki operated Institute of Driving & Traffic Research (IDTR) at Bahadurgarh and at Rohtak. They are a joint venture between Haryana Transport Department and Maruti Suzuki India Limited.
Salient features of the training:
-Maruti Suzuki’s IDTRs at Bahadurgarh and IDTR Rohtak will train 400 candidates each.
-The training will be organized immediately and will be completed by March 2020.
-The cost of training these 800 candidates will be borne by Haryana Skill Development Mission.
-Also, the Haryana Government will bear the cost of obtaining driving license for these trainees.
-The IDTRs will also assist the candidates to apply for passport to make them more employable.
Maruti Suzuki’s association with Haryana Skill Development Mission is targeted to create a pool of better vehicle drivers and make the roads safer in the state, says India's largest car maker.
"Importantly, the project for driver training of light motor vehicles also aims to impart good driving behaviour. The candidates would be provided the opportunity to understand various aspects of driving -- fatigue and stress management, developing the right attitude, controlling road rage and sensitive situations, respect for other road users and preventive maintenance of vehicles," the car maker added.
Commenting on the announcement, Ajay Kumar Tomer, Executive Advisor, CSR, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “Maruti Suzuki’s collaboration with Haryana Government is to make the Haryana local youth employable with good driving skills. The candidates will under-go a comprehensive training module, which will include training on driving as well as good driving behavior. This skill training and behavioral change is important to make our roads safer.”
Raj Nehru, Mission Director-Haryana Skill Development Mission, Government of Haryana said, “We are extremely glad to be working together with Maruti Suzuki to impart LMV (Light Motor Vehicle) driving training to the youth through the IDTRs. Through the skill development training, youth can access skilled employment opportunities and set up self-employment ventures to help them attain a sustainable livelihood and better quality of life.”
Maruti Suzuki operates 2 IDTRs in Haryana, at Rohtak & Bahadurgarh. These institutes have trained over 4.5 lakh candidates since its start in 2010.