Skilling India: Inspiring story of Manoj

New Delhi: Visit and refer someone like Manoj to ICICI Academy for Skills for free vocational training and gift him or her a sustainable livelihood. ICICI Academy offers 12 week vocational skill building programmes that focus on industry-relevant and practical aspects to make the youth employable for the industry

Under this programme, people can refer deserving candidates to ICICI Academy through and help them get trained in vocational courses so that they can earn a sustainable livelihood. Post referral, ICICI Academy will enroll all eligible and suitable candidates for its courses, which are provided free. At the end of the training, ICICI Academy will also facilitate employment which will help them lead a life of dignity.

Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank said: “We recognized skill development as an important area of focus as part of our efforts in the nation’s socio-economic development. Bridging the critical gap between manpower availability and employability is important to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities for all to grow and prosper. Since, the ICICI Academy for Skills is a national project, we would like to involve as many people as possible in it. We are therefore launching this new initiative, Gift a Livelihood. This is a referral programme where anybody who comes across an individual who can benefit from ICICI Academy’s training programme can refer them through this channel for skill training.”