In keeping with its commitment to promote skilling amongst the youth, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, today opened a world-class training centre - The Centre of Excellence - at the Industrial Training Institute, Nizamuddin in New Delhi.
Launched in association with the Department of Training and Technical Education, Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the centre will build key skillset amongst the youth, thereby enhancing career opportunities for them in the twowheeler industry.
Mr. Vimal Dimri, Deputy Director, Training & Technical Education, Government of NCT of Delhi and Mr. Vijay Sethi, Chief Information Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer & Head Corporate Social Responsibility, Hero MotoCorp, inaugurated the learning facility.
With the stated objective of 'HUNAR SE KAMYABI TAK' (FROM SKILLING TO SUCCESS), Hero MotoCorp has so far imparted skills training to more than 20,000 youth by creating state-of-the-art skill development centres across the country.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Vijay Sethi, Head Corporate Social Responsibility, Chief Information Officer & Chief Human Resources Officer, Hero MotoCorp said, "Hero MotoCorp is a responsible corporate and is committed to empowering the youth with upgraded skill-set required in the dynamic two-wheeler industry. We are constantly engaging with the external ecosystem to induce effective and topical learning programs, both at national and regional levels. This new initiative with the Department of Training & Technical Education is yet another effort to create a robust talent pool, and we will continue to this drive with fervour."
The Centre of Excellence is equipped with conventional learning facilities, including a fully automated workshop with pneumatic tools and precision equipment. In addition, live cut sections of Hero Engines and other two-wheeler parts have also been installed to help trainees gain hands-on expertise of the latest automobile technologies. The learning modules will be conducted by fully-trained faculty, helping trainees grasp theoretical and practical know-how of the two-wheeler repair and maintenance process.
The initiative inculcates holistic life and technical skills, with an aim to support education, knowledge sharing and skill development, thereby ensuring the employability of its beneficiaries.
Shares of HERO MOTOCORP LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.2683 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 2700.85. The total number of shares traded during the day was 39683 in over 2320 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 2751.15 and intraday low of 2640. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 106738575.