Jammu: Leading automaker Tata Motors has generated employment opportunities for over 200 candidates in Jammu and Kashmir through 'Project Udaan'.
Tata Motors recently completed training of over 200 candidates under the Prime Minister’s Udaan Scheme, through 'Tata Motors Certified Works Manager' programme, Sanjeev Garg, VP & Global Head - Customer Care-CVBU Tata Motors, said.
After becoming the first automobile company to enroll under the scheme in 2013, the collaborative effort has resulted in training and generating employment opportunities for three-year engineering diploma holders and professional degree holders of Jammu & Kashmir, he added.
Under the Tata Motors Certified Works Manager programme, fresh graduates from engineering colleges of Jammu & Kashmir are recruited and trained for a period of six months at AMITY Noida and Tata Motors' Service Training Centers, he said.
On completion of their training, these graduates are placed at Tata Motors dealerships as 'Service Managers'.
Out of 230 UDAAN candidates enrolled under the programme in the last four batches, 218 candidates have completed their training and have been assured a job, Garg said.
"Through this initiative, we aim to provide job opportunities to over 1300 youth in Jammu and Kashmir in the next 5 years," he said further.