Maruti Suzuki’s 2nd manufacturing institute gets accreditation from METI
Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM) in Gurugram, Haryana on Monday received a certificate of accreditation from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
This 2nd JIM by Maruti Suzuki will train over 500 youth annually and is expected to begin operations in the second quarter of FY 2019-20, the company said in a statement.
A K Tomer, Executive Advisor, Corporate Social Responsibility, Maruti Suzuki India said, “We are thankful to both Indian and Japanese Government for their trust and belief in us. We are fully committed to Government of India’s Skill Development initiative and continuously work towards enhancing the skills and knowledge of youth making them industry ready.”
According to the company, Maruti Suzuki’s first JIM, also METI accredited, is operational at Mehsana Gujarat, since 2017. The first batch from JIM Mehsana, received 100% placement last year.
Talking about readiness of JIM Uncha Majra, Tomer said, “The work is on full-swing and as per the timelines. We expect the institute to be operational in this academic year. We will start the admission process in the coming weeks.”
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