LG Electronics signs MOU with Industrial Training Institutes

  • Updated
  • 27/02/2008

New Delhi 27th February Consumer Electronics leader LG Electronics, today announced that it has completed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with The Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) to provide better placements to the trainees from the institute and to make the training programme as per the industry needs. The company aims to recruit 5000 people by the end of 2010 as a part of its branding strategy to focus on service and henceforth strengthen its after sales service. The latest MOU was signed between Mr. PK Tripathi, Principal Sect. Dept of Technical Training & Education Delhi Government & Mr Santosh Das, Customer Service Head- LG India.

LG has chosen to partner with ITI as it is one of the premier training institutes in the country. As per the MOU, LG Electronics plans to cover 35 cities by end of 2009 which amounts to around 50 ITI’s across these cities. Soft skill training by renowned trainers will be given to enhance behavioral competence of the students. Also hands on training at world class Training centre equipped with latest Training equipments will be provided to the students and all high performers will be getting an opportunity to become Technical Consultants or supervisors

Speaking on the occasion Mr Ashok Kumar Senior GM HR, LG Electronics said, “We are very proud and honored for developing a long term association with one of the esteemed organization, This blending of academic curriculum with the practical industrial exposure extended by the industry in general and LG Electronics in particular, will definitely give the momentum for the technological development of our nation.”

Mr. Santosh Das, Customer Service Head- LG India further added, "The customer service field will brace sweeping changes and this tie up is surely a quantum leap in the direction to match the best in the world, We at LG will make sure that there is continuous skill evaluation and up gradation by LG Training Academy”

At this stage the company has already entered into agreements with the ITIs in the states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Assam, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Following the league are Punjab, Chennai, Tamilnadu, UP & Rajasthan which are in the process of signing the agreement. To ensure proper quality Extensive Training on LG Products will be given to each ITI instructors.