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Nearly 400 Candidates Receive ‘Skill India’ Certification under anIOCL Skilling Project

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New Delhi, March, 2019 – National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), in association with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), hosted a certification ceremony for nearly 391candidates who have undergone Skill India training program.  Mr. VK Shukla, Executive Director-HR, IOCL; Mr. RC Upadhyay CGM (A&W), IOCL; Ms. Anita Shrivastava, GM (CC&CSR), IOCL and Mr. Gaurav Kapoor, Sr. Head- Industry Partnership & CSR and Media & Advocacy, NSDC and Mr. Ketul Acharya, COO, IL&FS Skills, graced the certification ceremonythat was attended by candidates from healthcare, apparel, telecom and domestic workers sectors.

In its commitment towards Skill India Mission, IOCL under its 11 refineries divisions, is supporting skill training of 4,450 candidates across 11 locations in the vicinity of IOCL’s refineries.  In one of such projects – IOCL (RHQ) – being implemented in New Delhi by NSDC’s four training partners- Orion Edutech, IL&FS Skills, IACM SmartLearn Ltd. and Olive Heritage Education and Welfare Society,more than 500 candidates have undergonetraining in Healthcare, Apparel, Telecom, Domestic Worker and Management and Entrepreneurship & Professional sector.  391successfully passedcandidates were awarded certificates at an event at Orion Edutech’s Mandir Marg training centre.   Amongst those certified, 394 candidates have been placed as General Duty Assistant, Vision Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Customer Care Executive (Call Center), Sewing Machine Operator, General Housekeeper and Unarmed Security Guard. The focus of the project was youth from BPL category in the community and achieved participation of BPL youth as high as 71%. The successfully passed candidates under Sewing Machine Operator trade have been employed with Apparel houses such as Pee-empro exports, Akriti Apparels and other stretched belt of  apparel houses at Mathura road; under Healthcare sector placements have taken place at Max Hospitals, Care 24; under Telecom sector candidates placed with SMC Insurance Broker, Noverto Business Services; under Unarmed Security Guard trade maximum candidates have been employed with well-known employer of security gaurds- G4 Securities whereas candidates trained under domestic worker trade have been employed as Housekeepers and Field Executives by organizations like Sodexo Facilities Management Services India Pvt. Ltd. and various other local enterprises.

Commenting on partnership, Mr. Gaurav Kapoor, Sr. Head-Industry Partnership & CSR and Media & Advocacy, NSDC, said, “NSDC’s industry partnership models provide opportunities to companies in the public and private sectors to meet and fulfil their CSR commitments and lead by example.  It is overwhelming that this young brigade of skilled candidates, who were certified today, are confident to make their mark in the development of nation.”

Mr. VK Shukla, Executive Director (HR), Refineries Division HQs, Indian Oil Corporation, addressing the gathering said, “Our aim is to support Government of India’s mission of increasing employability and capability for self-enterprise among the youth, and our association with NSDC has widened opportunities for skilling youths the residents in the vicinity of our refinery units. Association with this project, reinforces our corporate mission to enrich the quality of life of the communities.”

Fulfilling its CSR mandate, IOCL has got into an agreement (MoU) with NSDC to promote skill development including vocational skills among, women and youth, focusing marginalized communities to enhance employability and offer them a better livelihood.  Starting with one project at IOCL’s Barauni refinery two years ago, the scope of projects have now expanded to 21 locations across India, covering IOCL’s eleven refineries, five marketing divisions and one pipeline division.  With a multifold increase in scope and scale, these CSR projects aim concerted effort and offer help to youth in enhancing livelihood opportunities across varied sectors.

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