Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau
NEW DELHI , APRIL 03 : Following the past success of skill development initiatives in 2015-16 and 2017-18, Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) signed a memorandum of agreement(MoA) on March 28 , 2018 for financial assistance for employment-oriented training and skill development programme for SC/ST/OBC/ women, unemployed youth and people belonging to EWS. This CSR initiative of AAI to be implemented in 2018-19, will have 2000 beneficiaries
The MoA was signed by Mr Sanjeev Jindal (GM-CSR), AAI and Mr Ashutosh Bhardwaj, (Director – Corporate Affairs) of CIDC in the presence of Mr G K Chaukiyal (ED-CSR), AAI, Mr Ajay Kumar, AGM (HR), AAI and Mr. B. N. Rao, Sr. Manager CIDC.
The program is aimed at providing job- oriented skill development and training to the marginalized and economically weaker sections of the society in five zones namely South, West, East, North and North Eastern.
"Skill development remains our priority. We are blessed with a demographic dividend that can take us to great heights." Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The training will be provided in CIDC centres and will help in skill development of rural youth, women, SC/ST/OBC and other marginalized sections in construction sectorwhereby they can be gainfully employed.
The partnership will eventually help in poverty reduction, rise in self-esteem of the individuals and value addition to their skills.The initiative will play an important role in livelihood promotion of people from backward and remote areas as well as help them gain meaningful employment leading to their social and economic uplift.