Press Release

14 Nov, 2022

Mahindra 's entry in the WorldSkills competition for "Automobile Technology stream"

Mahindra 's entry in the WorldSkills competition for "Automobile Technology stream" has won the Medallion of Excellence in the world Finals in Germany - Best - ever show by an Indian entry in this stream!

Worldskills-2022 It 's a proud moment for Mahindra and India as Mohd. Salman Abdul Hafiz from Unnati Motors - AD dealer in Nagpur has won the Medallion of excellence beating participants from countries like Australia, South Africa, Korea, Austria, Hungary among others.

WorldSkills competition is dubbed as the Olympics of Skills competition and Salman after winning the gold medal in the country level beating participants from all other Indian OEMs was the sole entry in this stream from India. His skills were put to test by the global Jury through a rigorous 7 module test held last week in Germany.
He was one of the 24 participants from 24 countries and is one of the 8 participants to get the Medallion of Excellence and another 4 toppers got Gold Medal. Salman's show is the best- ever show by an Indian entry in the world Skills in this stream so far.

Mahindra Institute of Learning Excellence (MILE) played a crucial role in grooming and training Salman on complex automotive repair technologies and other Global OEMs in India like Toyota, BMW, VW, Mercedes Benz, JLR & Bosch also assisted in his training and preparation.

This achievement is a fruitful culmination of our highly successful internal dealer skill contest - "Ustadon ka Ustad" & "chote Ustad" which has seen 11 editions so far helping us to nurture talent at various level. This Global recognition will further motivate MILE team to take the skill competition to next level and produce more such Global level talents!

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The Mahindra Group focuses on enabling people to rise through solutions that power mobility, drive rural prosperity, enhance urban lifestyles and increase business efficiency.

A USD 17.8 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, Mahindra provides employment opportunities to over 200,000 people in over 100 countries. Mahindra operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership. In addition, Mahindra enjoys a strong presence in the agribusiness, aerospace, components, consulting services, defence, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, retail, steel, commercial vehicles and two wheeler industries.

In 2015, Mahindra & Mahindra was recognized as the Best Company for CSR in India in a study by the Economic Times. In 2014, Mahindra featured on the Forbes Global 2000, a comprehensive listing of the world's largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenue, profit, assets and market value. The Mahindra Group also received the Financial Times "Boldness in Business" Award in the "Emerging Markets" category in 2013.

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