As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative towards women empowerment, NTPC arranged vocational training programme in tailoring for poor women living in Balanagar and nearby slum areas of Hyderabad.
Around 30 women participated in the programme held at Prakrithi Environment Society, an NGO in Hyderabad. Sharmila Roy Choudhury, President, Samyukta Mahila Samiti of NTPC Limited distributed sewing machines to them at NTPC-Southern Region Headquarters in Secunderabad on Monday. Janaki Venkateswaran, President Dakshin Deepanjali Mahila Samiti, members of Dakshin Deepanjali Mahila Samiti and NTPC officials were also present on the occasion.
Also, NTPC in association with IL&FS Centre, Sainikpuri organised a skill development training programme on automotive services technician trade for 15 youth from leprosy-affected families from Hayathnagar in Hyderabad.
After being trained for 40 days, they are now suitably employed as automotive technicians.
Sharmila Roy Choudhury and Janaki Venkateswaran presented certificates to the participants who had successfully completed their training.