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CSR: Skilling The Youth For National Development

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World Youth Skilling day
 

15th of July is marked and celebrated as World Youth Skills Day every year. Since the launch of National Youth Skill Mission in 2015, India has progressed significantly in terms of employability of youth. According to the fifth edition of the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) ‘India Skills Report 2018’, the employability score has increased by 5.16 per cent this year, reaching a new level of 45.6 per cent.

In order to contribute towards national development by skilling the youth, Jaquar Group has announced the skill development and training of over 300 plumbers. The training will be imparted to these plumbers through 10 specialised training centres which are spread across India. The centres will train unemployed youth in specialised skill sets and develop them as trained plumbers.

“There is a lack of skilled workforce in plumbing in India and with the poised growth of real estate, this shortage needs to be addressed. Jaquar Group is trying in meet the need of the hour and empower today’s youth,” said Mr. Rajesh Mehra, Promoter & Director, Jaquar Group.

Skill development is also an important initiative driven by the Government and we believe that our effort of training plumbers will support their overall vision,” He added.

As part of the programme, individuals will be imparted the skills of a trained plumber through on ground teaching and execution of mock instances. The training will be on 80-20 concept; 20% of theory & 80% of practical. It will encompass teaching on safety measures and fittings of high-tech bathing fittings including showers and wellness products. Once the training is completed, the plumbers will also be given an opportunity to be part of the organisation.

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