Mumbai, 15 November 2016: Top ten winners of the India leg will be off to Kuala Lumpur to represent India at the Castrol-Tata Motors Global Skillfest 2016. This announcement was made at the recently concluded award ceremony of the India leg of this competition.
The Castrol-Tata Motors Global Skillfest is a unique competition launched in India in 2014 by Castrol India Limited and Tata Motors Limited for all service advisors of Tata Motors business. As part of the contest, participants are assessed on workshop process, vehicle diagnostics, soft skills and safety awareness. Encouraged by the overwhelming success of the India event, the competition went global in 2015.
The 2016 India leg of the competition saw 1,300 service advisors from all Tata Motors’ commercial vehicle dealerships in India compete in a three-stage competition over three months. Rajesh Das from Jamshedpur won the top honors at the India event and he, along with the nine other winners, will be competing with international finalists from Tata Motors workshops worldwide, to select five global champions.
Speaking at the awards ceremony in Mumbai, Omer Dormen, Managing Director, Castrol India Limited, said, Castrol’s partnership with Tata Motors goes beyond just providing pioneering technology products and outstanding service support. Our two companies work closely together on numerous joint initiatives to enhance customer experiences. The Castrol-Tata Motors Global Skillfest is in line with India’s national agenda of skill development which will enable the country to leverage the demographic dividend that it is so proud of.”
Sanjeev Garg, VP & Global Head Customer care – CVBU, Tata Motors Limited said, “I am delighted to see how Castrol-Tata Motors Global Skillfest has grown over the last three years and the role it plays in driving dealerships to achieve higher skill levels resulting in enhanced customer satisfaction. Castrol and Tata Motors have a very strong and enduring relationship which has been built over 30 years and it is unique initiatives like this Global Skillfest, which help strengthen and sustain our relationship.”