Mr.P.Ravindran, Chief Mechanical Engineer, VOC Port Trust presented the course completion certificates to 32 students who have undergone vocational training in beauty care and forklift operation and maintenance.
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.P.P.Markhs, Head – Logistics, Mr. R.Rajasekarapandy, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility, Sterlite Copper and directors of various training institutes were present during the event.
Cut Line : Mr.P.Ravindran, Chief Mechanical Engineer, VOC Port Trust handing over a course completion certificate to a student of Sterlite Coastal Livelihood Project
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