In November 2016, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), India, signed a Memorandum of Corporation (MOC) on the Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Programme. According to the MOC, on December 1 (Fri.), 2017, METI certified an institute for human resource development organized by Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. under the Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM) program, as the fifth institute certified under the program.
According to the Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Programme concluded by METI and MSDE in November 2016, METI certified an institute for human resource development organized by Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, a consolidated subsidiary company in India under Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., as a JIM in India. The total number of JIMs comes to five this time.
2. Details of the JIM certification
|Name of company|
(in Japan and India)
|Name of institute||Location||Date of starting the|
|Number of students /
for finishing a course
Machinery Co., Ltd.|
Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company Private Limited
|Tata Hitachi JIM||Dharwad, Karnataka||December 8, 2017||30 per grade / Three-year course|
3. Ceremony for JIM certification
On December 1, 2017, witnessed by Mr. Daisaku Hiraki, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Mr. Masaki Ishikawa, Director-General, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, granted a certificate of accreditation to Mr. Kotaro Hirano, President and Executive Officer, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
Ceremony for JIM certification (From the right: Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiraki, President and Executive Officer Hirano, and Director-General Ishikawa)