Bengaluru: Building on its commitment to the development of the youth in Karnataka, Aircel in association with Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota – BOSCO Mane Rehabilitation Centre organized a felicitation ceremony for underprivileged students of Aircel a+. The students who successfully completed the Customer Retail Service and Tally course were awarded with completion certificates which will empower them towards a sustainable future. This initiative is a part of Aircel a+ programmeworking towards bridging the digital divide in India to empower underprivileged youth with computer education and vocational training.
The felicitation was done by Mr. Kadhiravan K, Circle Business Head, Karnataka, Aircel, in presence of some prominent personalitiesMr. B.V.Ganesh – BBMP Member/Corporater, Chamarajpet Ward, Bangalore, Mr.Suresh Babu- Assistant Commissioner of Police, Banashankari Sub Division, Bangalore and Mr. M.S.Jayaswamy -Joint Director-PDM, Department of Women & Child Development, Bangalore.
Kadhiravan K, Circle Business Head, Karnataka, Aircel, said, “Aircel which is the fastest growing Telecom Operators in Karnataka has been contributing towards empowering the youth since 2010. The youth i.e. below 18 years of age comprise a substantial 41% of India’s population and we want to channelize their energies into something meaningful. Unemployment is a big menace due to lack of impactful skill development programs. With the launch of the unique Aircel a+ initiative, Aircel hopes to contribute in a little way towards empowering our youth”
He added, “Aircel is presently running 12 Aircel a+ centres across India. These centers have benefitted over 20000 students in the last 5 years. Our a+ centers enable education and vocational training to the underprivileged youth which empowers them to get employment opportunities.”
Aircel has partnered with various reputed and credible training partners to reach out to students and their parents. In Karnataka, Aircel has associated with the NGO Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota -BOSCO Mane Rehabilitation Centre to run this centre.