Mysuru, April 12:- NR Foundation, the philanthropic arm of N R Group and makers of Cycle Pure Agarbathi under their Project Prerepana Phase II handed over nine sewing machines to women on Monday (April 12).
Project Prerepana in its phase II had purchased the sewing machines to train the women in tailoring and later the management decided to hand over the machines to the ones who were in need of it so that they make the most of the training and make a decent livelihood through the skill provided.
R Guru, Chairman, NR Group and Pavan Ranga, Director, NR Group along with implementing partners being Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) handed over the sewing machines to the women.
Speaking on the occasion, Pavan Ranga said “It’s a moment of pride for all of us at NR Group that nine women have were felicitated for their excellent learning skills and also qualified to receive the sewing machines.
“Project Prerepana focuses on skilling girls and women from economically backward classes and prepares them to work for themselves and for the betterment of the society. The sewing machines will help these girls to make a decent living and also impact their own local communities. We are proud to be a part of their journey from learning tailoring to being skilled tailors,” he added.
NR Foundation started the project prerepana phase I in 2006 with the aim of uplifting the lives of women and children in the backward areas of Mysuru by providing them with skills and knowledge that will enable them to make a living for themselves and their families. The second phase was started in 2016 to promote sustainable development of seven backward areas in Mysuru through its focus on health, education, and socio-economic empowerment of youth and women. (NGB)