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Laurus Edutech to train under privileged women in beauty and hair-care

Chennai-based Laurus Edutech, premier skills development company, has in partnership with Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. launched certificate course to impart technical training for the under privileged women in Chennai.

 
PRLog - Nov. 16, 2012 - INDIA, India -- Chennai, November 16, 2012: Chennai-based Laurus Edutech, one of the premier skills development company, has in partnership with Godrej Consumer Products Ltd., one of the India’s largest conglomerates, launched certificate course to impart technical training for the under privileged women in Chennai in the vocation of beauty, hair care and mehandi (henna) application.  

The training programme, aimed at product training, corporate grooming and etiquettes to train both amateurs and qualified professionals, costs Rs. 2000 and is open to candidates above 14 years of age. School dropouts and anybody interested can join the 200-hour course offered as full time or part time programme. The full time programme is conducted every Monday to Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM. The part time programme is of 4 hours daily (Monday to Saturday in flexible batches from 10 AM to 2 PM or 3 PM to 7 PM). The course will be offered by the beauty centers set up at Sriperumbudur and Vyasarpadi and cover a wide range of holistic beauty treatments and related trainings from Personal and Salon Hygiene to Spa treatments.  

The programme package is to include career guidance workshop, entrepreneur development workshop, placements of students in nearby industry, establishing alumina association of the old students, lectures of successful entrepreneurs, industry & market visit of students, soft skill lectures and et al.

At the end of the program, trainees will be awarded a joint certificate of Laurus and Godrej for beauty and hair care along with the beauty KIT worth the fee of the course (i.e., Rs. 2000/-). The certificate will be issued following a practical test. Placements will be provided within two to three weeks from the completion of the course, depending upon the performance of the students.      

The training imparted by Laurus Edutech is part of Godrej Group’s ‘Good and Green’ employability initiative to train 1 million rural and urban youth in skilled employment and under the unique program – ‘Godrej Saloni’.
 
Laurus Edutech Life Skills Private Limited’s ‘Skill India’ is intended to be the largest repository of skilled resources and connects with the industry for better placement. We wish to expand our reach nationwide to develop skilled and polished work force in the nation especially the urban poor. We are extremely happy of such an association with Godrej to provide quality assured technical training to the informal sector. Creating quality employment opportunities for women is the basic aim of this project. This course would not only provide income generating techniques to aspiring individuals but also fuel the ambitions of budding women entrepreneurs. It is immensely satisfying that our projects are socially committed and prove advantageous to the common man.” said Mr. Srinivas Rao Cheedella, Managing Director of Laurus Edutech.

Mr. Sumit Mitra, Executive Vice President (Corporate HR), Godrej Group, said, “Godrej Saloni is part of our corporate social responsibility initiative and has made a successful beginning in creating employability in India. We expect that the skills imparted by our trainers will enable women to generate regular income. As we advance further ahead towards the project we will see more women acquiring these skill sets. Our association with Laurus Edutech will help in this regard.”

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