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Old 27th July 2011, 22:20   #1
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Fiat India Automobiles Ltd launches Diksha, an effort to provide educational avenues and technical training for the youth of the country. Fiat India has joined hands with Donbosco Vyawasaik Prashikshan Kendra, Pune for this initiative. The primary objective is to offer respectable livelihood to orphans, disadvantaged and poor students who otherwise are deprived of good educational facilities.

The Program Diksha includes courses like:
  • Multi Brand Basic Automobiles Awareness for 4 Wheelers: A short term programme of four months. There will be three batches in a year and each batch will have twenty five students.
  • Centre of Excellence: A long term programme of two years duration. The said programme and the syllabus shall be at par with the I.T.I. Courses available in the State. No of students per batch are twenty one students.

Both the Programs will have accreditation from the National Council for Vocational Training New Delhi and Joint Certification from FIAT and Don Bosco.

You can read the full article, over here : Rushlane : Fiat India launches Diksha - A technical Skill development program by FIAT and Bombay Salesian Society

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Good to know that they are learning and implementing something from their marketing partner's book.
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Is this going to be done only in Pune, or extended to other cities where Don Bosco institutes exist? I guess Bangalore with the proximity to Toyota, and Baroda with proximity to the General Motors plant might be good locations to do this--the companies do good, get some PR mileage out of it, and the boys benefit by getting good training that they can use to earn their livelihoods. With the growing number of cars on the road, the demand for trained mechanics ca only increase.
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