Mr.B.V.V.T Prasad Naik IRS, Commissioner of Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax, Tirunelveli presented the course completion certificates to 40 students who have undergone vocational training in beautician, blouse stitching and chudithar set making courses.
Under Sterlite Coastal Livelihood Project (CLP), vocational training is being provided in eight identified trades to the students in partnership with four training institutes. Sterlite spends Rs 14 lakh towards this project every year. SIIL is implementing CLP for the last six years with an objective of providing alternate employment opportunities for the coastal youth. Last year, 86% of the students were employed and their average monthly income is Rs 3500. 220 students from the coastal villages of Tuticorin are getting benefitted through this programme every year. The project has increased the employment opportunities for the youth in the district.
Mr.Sridhar Narasimhan, Vice President – Finance, Mr. Mukul Agarwal, Associate General Manager – Indirect Taxation, Mr.R.Rajasekarapandy, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility, Sterlite Copper and directors of various training institutes were present during the event.
Cut Line : Mr.B.V.V.T Prasad Naik IRS, Commissioner of Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax, Tirunelveli handing over a course completion certificate to a student of Sterlite Coastal Livelihood Project
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