CNH Industrial pledges educational support to underprivileged students in India through three initiatives

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Three CSR projects: Project Unnati, Project Udaan and Mission Education will provide much needed educational support to students in India.

New Delhi, June 13, 2022

CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) has further expanded its CSR initiatives to support the education of socio-economically disadvantaged students with three projects in India. Partnering with the NGO Buddy 4 Study, Project Unnati was launched by Chun Woytera, President Asia Pacific, CNH Industrial, during her recent visit to India. The initiative aims to provide financial assistance to some 70 school children and students from 30 Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Gurgaon and Noida who have experienced significant economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also includes a mentorship program whereby CNH Industrial employees will mentor and guide the students with their knowledge, experience and skills.  

Project Udaan was launched in March 2022, and preliminary preparatory work is underway to enable the onboarding of students in the months of July and August when the new Engineering session begins. In collaboration with the NGO Katalyst, the project aims to empower socio-economically disadvantaged women by providing scholarship support for four years of engineering college. The program includes a 600-hour proprietary and scientifically researched curriculum focused on developing soft skills, communication, English proficiency, career readiness, corporate etiquette, technical skills and advanced technology.

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“Continuing CNH Industrial’s commitment to assist students in gaining essential education, we are expanding our educational CSR projects in India this year, to help students who have suffered due to the global pandemic. With Project Unnati, we will provide financial and professional support to students through scholarships and the employee mentorship program,” said Chun Woytera, President Asia Pacific, CNH Industrial. “We are also focused on educating and empowering women to take up leadership roles. Project Udaan, with its well-rounded curriculum and financial assistance will help them grow professionally into leaders,” she added.

These two projects are the latest in a range of initiatives the Company has supported, demonstrating CNH Industrial’s commitment to education in India and to supporting the local community. “Mission Education” is an additional project, started in 2016. To date, some 260 students have been supported with free education along with books and infrastructure support. Furthermore, CNH Industrial has also recently committed to hiring women trainees from Banasthali Institute, an all-women university in Rajasthan.

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CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) is a world-class equipment and services company. Driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground, which centers on Innovation, Sustainability and Productivity, the Company provides the strategic direction, R&D capabilities, and investments that enable the success of its global and regional Brands. Globally, Case IH and New Holland Agriculture supply 360° agriculture applications from machines to implements and the digital technologies that enhance them; and CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment deliver a full lineup of construction products that make the industry more productive. The Company’s regionally focused Brands include: STEYR, for agricultural tractors; Raven, a leader in digital agriculture, precision technology and the development of autonomous systems; Flexi-Coil, specializing in tillage and seeding systems; Miller, manufacturing application equipment; Kongskilde, providing tillage, seeding and hay & forage implements; and Eurocomach, producing a wide range of mini and midi excavators for the construction sector, including electric solutions. Across a history spanning over two centuries, CNH Industrial has always been a pioneer in its sectors and continues to passionately innovate and drive customer efficiency and success. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 37,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world. 

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