The 1-crore models a yr electrical two-wheeler manufacturing plant being arrange by Ola shall be totally run by ladies, the corporate’s co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal mentioned Monday in a weblog publish, including at full scale, the manufacturing facility will make use of over 10,000 ladies.
“We welcomed the first batch this week and at full capacity, Futurefactory will employ over 10,000 women, making it the world’s largest women-only factory and the only all-women automotive manufacturing facility globally,” Aggarwal wrote.
Last month, Ola unveiled its S1 electrical scooter, which was anticipated to go on sale beginning September 8 however was subsequently delayed to September 15, on account of “technical difficulties” with the corporate’s web site.
At the Tamil Nadu facility, which Ola claims would be the world’s largest scooter manufacturing plant, the corporate will initially begin manufacturing at a capability of 10 lakh models a yr, later increasing it to twenty lakh models yearly, as a part of the primary section. The firm has plans to deploy greater than 5,000 robots throughout numerous capabilities. Ola had said earlier that it could manufacture these autos on Industry 4.0 ideas. For the identical, it has tied up with Siemens and ABB to leverage their tech. As a part of the settlement with Siemens, Ola has entry to the corporate’s built-in ‘Digital Twin’ design and manufacturing options to digitalise and validate product and manufacturing forward of precise operations.
Also, Ola has deployed ABB’s automation options in its manufacturing facility’s key manufacturing course of strains, together with its portray and welding strains, whereas the ABB robots are being deployed extensively for the battery and motor meeting strains. Aggarwal mentioned the corporate has invested considerably to coach and upskill ladies staff in core manufacturing abilities and they are going to be accountable for all the manufacturing of each automobile at Ola Futurefactory, in the direction of which the corporate has introduced funding of Rs 2,400 crore.