Total Logistics Solutions major AV Global Corporation Pvt. Ltd. (AVG) launched a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Project called ‘Aatmanirbhar’ to provide free-of-cost skills training to the country’s unemployed youth. For the implementation of this CSR Project, AVG has partnered with AISECT, which is India’s leading social enterprise in the sphere of skill development and employment-linked education. Open to 12th-pass youth between 18 and 25 years of age, Aatmanirbhar will be a long-term training programme with multiple batches across various locations.
“After completing 10 successful years in the industry, we decided it was time to do our bit for the society. That’s how our CSR division came into being this year.” says Mr. Vijay Mehta, Managing Director, AVG.
Ms. Tanisha Mehta (CSR Head, AVG) adds, “Aatmanirbhar is our pilot initiative. We started our CSR programme with this project as skill development is a cause very close to our hearts. With just 3 months of training, we can change the life of an individual and people around him. With AISECT as our partners, we are sure we can leverage their expertise in the field of education and benefit at least 240 candidates every year.”
The first Training Centre under this Project has been established at Madangir Village in South Delhi, where training has already been initiated. This state-of-the-art Centre currently offers technical training of three months duration for the job role of Data Entry Operator. The curriculum also includes modules on life skills, personality development, communication skills, etc. Training is being provided in two batches – Morning and Evening – with lean groups of maximum 30 students. AISECT aims to train up to 240 candidates at this Centre in a year as well as get at least 70% of them successfully placed.
Commenting on this CSR Project, Mr. Abhishek Pandit (Director-Business Services, AISECT) said, “Aatmanirbhar is a very ambitious project with several promising prospects. Being a private undertaking, it will ensure quality training pedagogy in a state-of-the-art learning atmosphere. The course curriculum will be at par with the Government guidelines for skill development programmes and we will offer credible certifications to enrolled candidates post the successful completion of the training.”
At the end of the training programme, candidates will be assessed and provided with NASSCOM (IT/ITes Sector skill Council) certification. All the candidates enrolled in the Aatmanirbhar programme will be provided with free reading materials, bags and stationary items.
Following the launch of the maiden training centre, AISECT and AVG are planning to launch several more training centres in Delhi in the near futureunder the Aatmanirbhar Project.