120 women trained under skill development

ST Correspondent
Wednesday, 5 September 2018

The corporate social responsibility (CSR) wing, Avery Dennison Foundation has joined hands with NSDC to impart skill development training to 500 women in Ranjangoan village, Pune.

PUNE: The first batch of 120 women have graduated from the skill development programme jointly commissioned by Avery Dennison Corporation and Government’s National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). 

The corporate social responsibility (CSR) wing, Avery Dennison Foundation has joined hands with NSDC to impart skill development training to 500 women in Ranjangoan village, Pune.

They co-developed a special programme to train women to make them self-employable and financially independent. This special programme has an array of courses such as tailoring and beautician.

The first batch of 120 women trainees have completed their course as skilled beauty therapists and self-employed tailors. 

The women who are trained under this initiative, plan to start their own shops and be financially independent. The foundation will make visits to these graduates to understand if and how the course has actually helped them and review what refinements are required in course modules to ensure success of future participants. 

The convocation ceremony was held in Ranjangaon, Pune. Chief Guest Jacques Marshall, Senior Human Resource Director, South Asia Pacific and Sub-Sahara Africa,  Anushree Singh, Human Resource Director, South Asia,  NA Deshmukh Deputy Director of Industrial Safety and Health, and Shubhangi Kute, Police Sub-Inspector of Ranjangaon and Heads of Village Rajendra Dasgude and Vishwas Kohakade were present at the convocation ceremony. 

Speaking on the occasion, Singh said, “This initiative resonates with our mission to support the cause of women’s empowerment and sustainability in the communities where the company operates. NSDC’s experience in skill development helped us achieve our mission of enhancing employability of women and reinforce our commitment to the Government’s Skill India Mission.”

FOR WOMEN
- The first batch of 120 women trainees have completed their course as skilled beauty therapists and self-employed tailors.
- The Avery Dennison Foundation will make visits to these graduates to understand if and how the course has actually helped them and review what refinements are required in course modules to ensure success of future participants.

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