Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), inaugurated Hyundai Professional Development Center at SGM Govt. Polytechnic College, Hyderabad.
The course is designed to create a constant resource pool of skilled ‘Service Advisors’ for Automobile Service Industry. The new curriculum will expose trade students to modern automobile technologies thereby increasing the opportunities for employability and career prospects. The new syllabus and practical training at the dealership will add yet another dimension to the existing syllabus supported by HMIL.
The programme will benefit Polytechnic colleges in creating skillful professionals for the Indian Automotive Service Industry.
Under its CSR Skill Development Program, Hyundai Motor India made its first ITI tie-up in 2012, to support the community by enhancing education standards in-line with latest technologies at ITI. As of now, Hyundai has tie-ups with 38 ITIs Pan India with minimum 1 ITI tie-up in each state.
Moving forward, HMIL tied-up with 5 Polytechnics PAN India to open more Hyundai Professional Development Centers. This is the 1st Tie up with SGM Govt. Polytechnic in Telangana state by HMIL.
Almost 99% of trained graduates from the Skill Development Program (2012-2016) was recruited by Hyundai dealerships in 2017. The Programme has already benefited over 1000 students who studied the course in ITIs & Polytechnics across the country.
All the CSR activities are being conducted towards HMIL’s long-term commitment towards fulfilling its social objectives and support to community enhancement on education standards, in-line with latest technologies through tie-ups with Polytechnic Institutes with specially designed curriculum, training material, car, engine, gearbox & other learning aids.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO – Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said
“Hyundai is a Responsible Car Manufacturer and we are very happy about this association with SGM Govt. Polytechnic College. Hyundai creates a constant resource pool of skilled ‘Service Advisors’ for Automobile Service Industry and being a Caring brand, our responsibility is to continue such initiatives to benefit the industry and society.”
Hyundai India has nine car models across segments – Eon, Grand i10, Elite i20, Active i20, Xcent, Verna, CRETA, Elantra and Tucson SUV. HMIL currently has 480 dealers and more than 1,260 service points across India.