Maruti to set up industrial training institute in Gujarat

Maruti to set up industrial training institute in Gujarat

The country’s largest passenger car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki, India on Tuesday said that it will set up a first-of-its-kind Industrial Training Institute in Mehsana, Gujarat.

Called ‘Japan-India Institute of Manufacturing’ (JIM), it will go on stream in August 2017 and eventually train 300 youths per year in technical trades and Japanese shopfloor practices, the company said.

Maruti Suzuki has committed an initial investment of Rs. 3.2 crore towards setting up JIM.