Mysuru, April 6:- NR Centre for Community Development an initiative by NR Foundation has launched a free skill training workshop for youngsters. The programme which has been started to upskill the youth and enhance their employability also caters to the skilling needs of differently-abled youth with visual, physical and hearing impairment.
The free skill training provides professional expertise in computer, spoken English, soft skills, cell phone repair and service, paper and cloth bag making with screen printing, masala powder, papad and pickle making, and entrepreneurship development programme for micro-entrepreneurs. These free of cost workshops are hosted in NR Foundation’s training centre at Paduvarahalli in Mysuru.
Totally, five batches of these enriching workshop were successfully hosted last year where 90 students were trained across categories. This batch of ‘free skill training’ is all set to start from April second week for which NR Centre is currently accepting applications. The last date for registration is April 15, 2021.
Speaking about this initiative, R Guru, Chairman, NR Group, says, ‘We invite differently-abled and youth to take part in this skill training programme and enable themselves to work and become financially independent. This initiative focuses on skills development and providing employability skills so that youth who cannot afford higher education or expensive courses can learn vocational skills and prepare themselves for work and become self-reliant contributing to the country’s economy.”
In the previous batches, students were given certificates for successfully completing the skill training programmes along with job placement assistance. The training centres have 5 non-teaching staff and 3 teaching staff.
NR Foundation has been actively working towards an array of social activities leading to community development. The foundation is running a well-equipped residential school for visually challenged girls for over 30 years, working in selected 7 slums of Mysuru city for children education, health and de-addiction, vocational training, social entitlements schemes, Self Help Groups formations and Anganavadi renovation works.
For applications and more information, call on phone: Landline – 0821-2950137, Mobile – 9945793501. (MR)