Renault-Nissan Alliance will personalize an engagement & skilling action plan with NSDC’s network for program development, design, and employment sustainability.

Renault-Nissan Alliance India has reportedly signed a pact with the NSDC to train its workforce at the Chennai plant on future technologies. As per an official statement by Renault-Nissan Alliance, through this pact, NSDC will help the Renault-Nissan staff develop competency standards in upcoming automotive manufacturing technologies.

Manish Kumar, Managing Director & CEO, NSDC, was reportedly quoted stating that the firm is happy to join forces with Renault-Nissan Alliance in its endeavor to support the requirement of trained manpower in the industry. According to a report by The Times of India, Kumar also claimed that over the last few years, the automotive & auto component manufacturing industry has been growing progressively and NSDC sees great potential to upskill the youth of India & support the growth of the sector. He adds that NSDC looks forward to a fruitful collaboration with the alliance in India to attain the set milestones.

Jayakumar David, HR Director, Renault-Nissan Alliance, was reportedly quoted stating that the Indian automotive industry is undergoing a rapid change and the customers are seeking for the next-generation, technology-driven experiences. Technology will play a crucial role in the transformation of the automotive industry, however, investment in upskilling of the workforce is essential, he says. Adding that Renault-Nissan Alliance’s partnership with NSDC is a first of its kind for the corporation, he affirms that in the first year, the company will aim to get 10 percent of employees trained to support the growth & expansion plans of the Alliance in India.

For the uninitiated, since 2010, the Alliance has spent Rs 6,100 crore in India & continues to focus in domestic market by working with its alliance to further develop its R&D, engineering, & manufacturing operation in India. The Chennai plant is a global manufacturing hub exporting to over 106 countries.