Tata Motors has entered into long-term partnership with Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS, Pilani) to create a platform for a series of technical education programs to build world-class technical skills to not only bridge present skill gaps that prevail in the automotive industry but also to prepare a future-ready organization.
This is a first Industry-Academia partnership for Tata Motors with a leading Institution like BITS, Pilani to develop technical talent at multiple levels in the Organisation.
Gajendra Chandel, the Chief Human Resource Officer, Tata Motors Ltd., and Professor G. Sundar, BITS Director (Off Campus Programs & Industry Engagement), signed a five year MOU, with an objective to ensure the engineering programs are aimed at meeting the requirements of automotive industry.
The first set of programmes to roll-out of this association will be a customised Masters as well Bachelor's Degree in Technology for Automotive Engineering, which will run across various locations in India.
Recognizing the scope to further strengthen its talent base, this partnership will involve Tata Motors' employees to further develop their skills.
It will help the company to not only build its functional expertise and provide developmental opportunities for its employees, but also contribute to strengthening the industry readiness of the talent stepping out of campuses through curricula building, live projects and various engagement activities.
Under Horizonext, Tata Motors has clearly charted its technology roadmap. The Company has identified areas of excellence and to meet these requirement, it plans to create talent pool and be the destination for automotive engineering professionals.