IRIPL (Innovative Research Initiatives Pvt. Ltd.) with the support of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) convened a regional workshop on Workforce Readiness Towards Faster Adoption of EVs in India in 2022. Many participants representing local OEMs, associations, institutions, researchers, academic experts, and regional organizations gathered to discuss regional priorities and challenges with respect to need of skilling and upskilling the EV ready workforce. The session covered a variety of experiences, efforts, and training programmes from the automobile sector, with a focus on the development, difficulties, and gaps in addressing demand and supply shortages.

During the event, participants addressed their experiences in manufacturing, supply chain management, servicing, and roadside support, as well as the training needs specific to their roles and industry.