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Two Institutes in India were certified as members of the Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM)

June 10, 2019

Based on the Memorandum of Cooperation on the Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Programme (MOC) signed in November 2016 between the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) of India, METI certified two human resources development institutes established respectively by Maruti Suzuki India Limited and seven Japanese-affiliated companies headed by Kobelco Construction Equipment India Pvt. Ltd. as Japan-India Institutes for Manufacturing (JIMs).

1. Outline

Based on the Memorandum of Cooperation on the Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Programme (MOC) signed in November 2016 between METI and MSDE, METI certified two human resources development institutes established respectively by Maruti Suzuki India Limited and seven Japanese-affiliated companies headed by Kobelco Construction Equipment India Pvt. Ltd. as Japan-India Institutes for Manufacturing (JIMs). As a result of the certification of these two institutes, the total number of JIMs increased to 10.

2. Details of certified JIMs

Company name School name Location Opening Number of students/Number of years and courses
- Aisan Auto Parts India Pvt. Ltd.
- India Metal One Steel Plate Processing Pvt. Ltd.
- Isuzu Motors India Pvt. Ltd.
- Kikuwa Inida Pvt. Ltd.
- Kobelco Construction Equipment India Pvt. Ltd.
- NS Instruments India Pvt. Ltd.
- MCNS POLYURETHANES INDIA Pvt. Ltd.
SriCity Japanese Companies JIM SriCity, Andhra Pradesh April 2019 20 students/grade
1-year course
Maruti Suzuki India Limited Maruti Suzuki JIM
(Uncha Majra, Gurugram)
Gurugram, Haryana August 2019 420 students/grade
1-year or 2-year course

3. JIM Certification Ceremony

Today, Mr. Ishikawa, Director-General of the Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, granted certificates to Mr. Kazuhide Naraki, CEO and President of Kobelco Construction Equipment India Pvt. Ltd., and Mr. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Officer of Maruti Suzuki India Limited, in the presence of Mr. Ishikawa, Parliamentary Secretary, and Mr. Srivastava, Deputy Chief of Mission.

After granting of certificates
(From the right, Mr. Srivastava, Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Officer of Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Mr. Kazuhide Naraki, CEO and President of Kobelco Construction Equipment India Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Ishikawa, Parliamentary Secretary, and Mr. Ishikawa, Director-General of the Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau)

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