Chennai: Schaeffler India, an industrial and automotive supplier, has reiterated its commitment towards skilling on World Youth Skill Day (15 July) by sharing its contribution to the under-privileged youth of India through skill development initiatives, Step and Nitara, which are part of the company’s Hope CSR program.
Santanu Ghoshal, vice president, human resources and head – CSR, Schaeffler India said “On this occasion of the World Youth Skills Day, it gives us immense satisfaction to recapitulate our small but earnest contribution towards skilling the youth of India. It further motivates us to continue to invest in programs like Step and Nitara to ensure that Schaeffler’s contribution makes a difference to the society. As an organisation Schaeffler is a strong believer of honing the right kind of skill sets and has been a passionate contributor along the lines of the ‘Skill India‘ mission.”
Step initiative was launched in 2018, as an endeavour to improve employability of India’s vast workforce and thereby create a talent pool that is creative, skilled and have the right attitude. The program is aimed at empowering promising underprivileged youth, in the age group of 18-35 years, with new age technical training in modern automotive and industrial technologies.