Japanese Consul-General launch our Campus Connect Program at Nissan Digital India

The Consul-General of Japan in India, Hon. Mr. Taga Masayuki visited Nissan Digital India (NDI), which is part of the NML ISIT organisation, in Technopark Phase-3, Trivandrum, Kerala on November 12, 2022. During the visit, he formally launched NDI’s Campus Connect Program in partnership with Kerala’s APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. 

Campus Connect Program provides avenues of collaboration between NDI and the university. It delivers educational programmes to youth seeking a career in the digital or automotive industries. The partnership takes an inclusive and immersive approach to building specialist talent.

Since its launch in 2018, NDI has firmly established itself as a key digital transformation enabler for Nissan on the world stage. To further strengthen its operations in Trivandrum with industry-ready talent, Nissan Digital India exchanged an Expression of Interest (EOI) with APJ Abdul Kalam Technology University to collaborate on multiple avenues of common interest and potential for association.

Nissan Digital India would work closely with the university and its affiliated technology and engineering institutes in Kerala to develop industry-elective programmes that provide equal opportunities and training and career progression for all, in line with our ambition for a more inclusive society. In addition, we would support the academic fraternity with industrial domain expertise, internships, and academic projects.

Dr. Vinod kumar Jacob, University Syndicate member, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, received the Expression of Interest (EOI) document from Mr. Ramesh Miraje, Divisional General Manager and Head, Nissan Digital India in the presence of Mr. Masayuki, and Prof P. K Biju, Syndicate Member, APJ Abdul Kalam Technology University. The function was attended by the Principals and Placement Officers of engineering colleges, industry associations, Japanese language trainers, and the media fraternity.

Mr. Masayuki congratulated the Nissan Digital team and the university leadership on the launch of the Campus Connect Program and acknowledged Nissan Digital’s efforts to promote Japanese language skills. During the programme, the trainers were thanked for their efforts to build a strong bilingual talent pool in the state.

Mr. Ramesh Miraje, Divisional General Manager & Head - NDI, expressed the business’ intention to build strong connections with academia, to strengthen Nissan’s operations in Trivandrum by sourcing high-quality talent.