ASDC is a leading skill development firm in the automotive sector, now has access to resources through Solar2EV partners, enabling CSR funds utilization for PM Suryaghar scheme and women’s entrepreneurship development…

The Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC), supported by SIAM, ACMA, and FADA, has forged a strategic partnership with the Government of India (GoI) and the Social Justice Department of the Government of Maharashtra. This collaboration aims to train 50,000 women under the PM EV2Solar Project for Social Justice, providing access to solar energy and Electric Vehicles (EVs) at 30% of the vehicle cost, with 70% funding support through state schemes.

During an event in Mumbai, the Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Govt of India (MOSJ&E), Ramdas Athawale, recently established this partnership with ASDC.

Speaking at the event he emphasized on the distribution of vehicles to socially disadvantaged women through government schemes, providing mobility and economic opportunities. Athawale stated, “Such vehicles will be distributed to socially disadvantaged women through Government of India and Government of Maharashtra schemes, empowering them with mobility and economic opportunities.”

The Solar2EV initiative envisions a future of innovation, inclusivity, and sustainable development, reflecting the commitment to uplift marginalized communities. “As we embark on the Solar2EV journey, we envision a future where innovation and opportunity intersect to uplift the marginalized. This initiative reflects our unwavering commitment to fostering inclusive growth and sustainable development, empowering communities across Maharashtra and beyond,” Union Minister Athawale added.

A task force, led by Social Justice Commissioner Om Prakash Bhakoria and Randheer Singh, Former Director at Niti Aayog, will focus on creating socially sustainable products through ASDC’s skill development programs.

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