Launch of EV Mechanics Training Programme
- Delhi Government launches first comprehensive training programme for EV mechanics; aspires to become India’s training hub for the EV workforce.
- MoU signed between DSEU, Hero Electric and WRI India to implement an EV mechanics training program.
- The DSEU will undertake the end-to-end design of the program’s course structure and curriculum.
The Delhi Government has set the ball rolling to impart skills related to electric vehicles in order to drive the creation of green jobs in the city. Delhi is creating its first comprehensive training program for EV mechanics which will prepare the requisite workforce for its thriving EV ecosystem.
The Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU) will design an integrated course for training its ‘Diploma in Automobile Engineering’ program students to become ‘Electric Vehicle mechanics. Every year 100 students will be trained in basic and advanced EV mechanics training and provided with relevant internship and apprenticeship opportunities.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between DSEU, WRI India, and Hero Electric Vehicles Ltd. today in the presence of Prof. Neharika Vohra, Vice Chancellor, DSEU; Prof. Rihan Khan Suri, Pro Vice Chancellor, DSEU; Shri Jasmine Shah, Vice Chairperson, DDC Delhi; Shri Ashwani Kansal, Registrar, DSEU; Shri Madhav Pai, Executive Director, WRI India Ross Center and Shri Manu Sharma, AVP, HR, Hero Electric.
The DSEU will undertake the end-to-end design of the program’s course structure and curriculum. Through its rich industry experience, Hero Electric will support DSEU in designing the study material as well as provide practical training and internship opportunities to the program students. As the knowledge partner, World Resources Institute India (WRI India) will provide the required research, monitoring, and evaluation support to the program.