Mercedes-Benz to launch first all-women Mechatronics course in India

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This course is currently available in Pune, Aurangabad, Delhi, Noida and Thiruvananthapuram across public and private colleges.

Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday signed an MoU with Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha , an all-women’s college to start the one-year Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics (ADAM) course. This will be company’s second MoU signing in Pune and seventh in the country for the Mechatronic program.

This course is a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative by Mercedes-Benz India which involves total Investment of Rs 5.5 crores across all the institutes, as per the company release. This course is currently available in Pune, Aurangabad, Delhi, Noida and Thiruvananthapuram across public and private colleges.

Elaborating on this initiative Santosh Iyer, Vice-President-Customer Service & Corporate Affairs, Mercedes-Benz India said “We recently launched She’s Mercedes” a global initiative by Mercedes-Benz to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of women in all walks of life. On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day in India, with this important initiative, we want to encourage, empower and equip aspiring women candidates to independently choose a career in automobile industry.”

He further added that in Mercedes-Benz, 10-12 per cent of annual sales comes from women and it is an increasing trend.

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