Vocational Training Programme- CSR Projects India

CSR Project By:  ITC Ltd
Project Budget: INR 14.88 Cr



Vocational Training Programme  (2017-18)


Project Sector

  • Education, Employability and Livelihoods Enhancement

Implementing Partners

BAIF Development Research Foundation
Pratham Education Foundation
Ramakrishna Mission
Bandhan Konnagar
SEWA Bharat
Foundation for Ecological Security
Dr TMA Pai Foundation
Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA)

Project Description

The Skilling & Vocational Training programme provides training in market linked skills to youth to enable them to compete in the job market. 11,619 youth were enrolled under different courses during the year of which 40% were female and 37% belonged to the SC/ST communities. The programme is operational in 28 districts of 17 States and has so far covered over 55,000 youth. In addition, the programme covered 1,500 youth who were trained with requisite skills and provided increased opportunities for entrepreneurial development.

The Company continues to work with the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA) together with Dr TMA Pai Foundation to cater to the ever growing need for professionally trained human resources in the hospitality industry. WGSHA has been recently rated by CEO World Magazine amongst the Top 50 hospitality schools in the world. In addition, since the inception of ITC Culinary Skills Training Centre, Chhindwara in 2014, 77 trainee chefs in seven batches have successfully completed the six months programme wherein cooking skills are imparted to youth from economically marginalised communities.


Project Location

Project Location: Telangana, Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Punjab,

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