The car has been donated on the basis of a MoU signed between the two organisations; Second such association between the two that contributes to the Skill India campaign.
Volkswagen India has signed a MoU with the Symbiosis Skills and Open University (SSOU) of Pune to donate a Vento to the students of the university. The Vento will be used for educating students enrolled in the automobile stream of the university.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Andreas Lauermann, President and MD, Volkswagen India Private Limited said, 'We are glad to associate again with the Symbiosis family. In order to take the next step towards becoming a global hub for the automobile sector, India needs to acknowledge this skill gap issue and take collective measures by involving all relevant stakeholders. As corporates, we are more attuned to the changing market dynamics and have therefore taken this initiative to do our bit to ensure India’s young are prepared with the right set of skills to face new challenges in the auto industry. I hope that they directly benefit from this hands-on learning.'
Dr Swati Majumdar, Pro-Chancellor, Symbiosis Skills and Open University said, “We're pleased to have got an opportunity to associate with Volkswagen again. Through this association with Volkswagen India, the students will get an opportunity to learn and get further knowledge on the automotive industry. We would like to thank the Volkswagen team for giving us and the students at SSOU an opportunity to be associated with the Volkswagen Academy. We look forward to more such