Two-wheeler maintenance centre was recently inaugurated at G H Raisoni College of Engineering recently.
Managing director of Yamaha India Pvt Ltd Masaki Asino, chairman of Raisoni Group of Institutions, Sunil Raisoni, director of GHRCE Nagpur Dr Preeti Bajaj, and other dignitaries were present at the inaugural function.
Dr Preeti Bajaj, in her welcome address, made a point about the benefit of this initiative.
Masaki Asano emphasised on bridging skill gap.
Further, he said Yamaha is planning to start 25 more two wheeler maintenance centres to impart skill based training to under privileged youths especially girls.
As a part of prime minister's concept 'Skill India project', this training school shall be a good opportunity for Vidarbha and especially Nagpur students' to create self-employment, he added.
In Vidarbha and Central India this is the first two-wheeler training centre started in any college. Presently 22 students have registered their names for this two wheeler training program.
Raisoni Group of Institutions has provided infrastructure facility for this training centre on the GHRCE campus. High-end technical equipment with all recent two wheeler model is pressed into service in this training centre.
Prof Amol Pitale has completed one-month training at Pune to help the students technical aspects.HOD department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr P V Walke, is the coordinator of this centre.