Agartala car workshop gets tech savvy

Agartala: An automobile workshop in Tripura capital Agartala has become tech savvy to develop the skills of local youth and provide them with job options.

The upgraded workshop, supported by TATA Motors Ltd., was inaugurated at ITI Indranagar.

“Tata Motors help in playing a pivotal role in helping the youths from Northeast India and help in finding them the job through skills upgradation. It started when we responded as Tata group to requirement from the government of Assam to upgrade ITI’s in some of the Assamese areas. Today, we have completed the upgradation at Nagaon, Tinsukia and we have moved on to others states,” said Biswanath Sinha, Associate Director, TATA Trust.

Along with TATA Motors Ltd, Bosch, Fleetguard, Wabco, TATA Technologies, Castrol, JK Tyres and ZF Steerings are actively providing training to students on latest technology.

Chairman of the National Skill Development Corporation believes the centre will help students sharpen their understanding of modern vehicles.

“Industry related standards, a new state of the art workshop with modern instruments which will give the students understanding of the modern vehicles so that everyone can drive on road safely. Also, I have been told that the intake capacity of the ITI Agartala may go from 350+ to 770 plus,” said S Ramadorai, Chairman, NSDA and NSDC.

In the age of globalization and cut throat competition, students are expected to have extraordinary skills.

The workshop will help students from the Northeastern region to get better know how of latest automobile technology and face future professional challenges. (ANI)