MoU signed between SKF India Ltd. and Kaziranga University on 28th May 2018

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Kaziranga University and SKF India Ltd., the world market leader in manufacturing of precision bearings, for setting up SKF YES Centre at Kaziranga University. Prof. Tarun Kumar, Registrar, Kaziranga University was present at the MoU exchange on 28th May 2018, with Mr. Chandramowli Srinivasan, Director – Finance of SKF India Ltd.

SKF India is part of AB SKF, a leading global supplier of bearing, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. 

SKF is represented in 130 countries with 108 manufacturing units. YES (Youth Empowerment at SKF (YES) Centre at Kaziranga University (KU) will offer a Mechanic Entrepreneurship Programme at the KU campus, Jorhat.

The Centre will be running a vocational training programme on vehicle repair (all types of 2-wheelers and 4-wheelers) for the less privileged youth of the North-Eastern states. In addition to mechanical skills, the programme includes modules on goal setting, marketing, tax, legal and finance, personal development, communication skills and customer service – all to increase chances for employment at service centres or garages. All beneficiaries are also guided on practicalities on how to setup their own business, budgeting, applying with banks, governments and micro finance agencies. At KU premises, SKF has set up a lab with engine, car and two-wheeler sections. The Centre also has interactive classroom for the students to learn automotive vehicle principles applications, interactive videos, SKF products application and other skills.

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