Thursday, August 18, 2016

Two more vocational training centers in Namakkal District with the support of Fullerton India

WORD NGO in Namakkal District has been involving in vocational training programs for the rural people since its beginning through stand alone vocational training education and embedded programs on various various employable vocational training program.

With the support of Terre des Hommes, Netherlands WORD established a full fledged vocational training centers in Namakkal on tailoring and computer trades and in Pallipalayam on tailoring training. 

We have also tried in establishing satellite training centers in the rural villages to train them on vocational education. 

Now, as a pilot initiative and with the support of Fullerton India under their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, WORD has established two more vocational training in Namakkal and Rasipuram in Namakkal District. This training center would function for 3 months and would train 100 rural women and also would help them to attain jobs or to undergo self employment to increase their family income.

The launching program for the Namakkal Vocational Training Center held at 1 September 2016.

Mr. M. Rajmohan, Program Manager, WORD welcomed all the participants and explained about this program in detail. He in his introductory speech highlighted that it has been planned to train 50 women in tailoring and embroidery through the training center in Namakkal. Having after the training, the arrangements for employment opportunities that includes the self employment would be done.

Mr. Suresh, Cluster Manager, Fullerton India cut the ribbon and declared the opening of the vocational training center. He explained about the various activities of Fullerton India. Mr. Arun Aravind, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility explained about the Corporate Social Responsibility Programs of Fullerton India. The tailoring kits were also issued to the trainees. Mr. M. Thillai Sivakumar, Secretary, Consortium of Namakkal NGOs delivered the felicitation note during the program. He stressed that the women should use this opportunity to come up in their lives. Mr. Rajkumar, Branch Manager, Fullerton India- Gram Sakthi, Velagoundampatty also participated in the launching program.

The launching of the Rasipuram Vocational Training Center is scheduled to be held on 7 September 2016.