03-18-2015, 09:27 PM
The Mumbai-based voluntary organization India Development Foundation (IDF) has launched the Centre of Excellence in Bangalore, with the aim of stimulating employment prospects of youth.
The center is being designed as a finishing school for graduates, which will provide training to develop skills, enhance their employability quotient.
The new center will focus on research, development and innovation. On the other hand, act as a platform for a host of social projects.
According to IDF officials, the new center aims to train 10,000 students across the country this year. Faculty members retired premier institutes including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will mentor candidates.
A program of employability quotient is also on the cards. This program will be held at the center, in order to divide the employability of candidates, according to academics.
New graduates in the country, particularly engineers often not enough to fill the jobs that get selected for training. The training center is designed to make them job-ready.
FDI is a leading national voluntary organization working for the health, education and development. With over three decades of humanitarian service, IDF has 100 health projects under 185 Bal Gurukul and 12 women empowerment centers across India.
Skills development programs have increased in importance in recent years. The government of India and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has taken several initiatives and introduces many new programs to enhance various skills of the youth of the country in an attempt to improve their career prospects.