To support Govt.’s Skill India mission and to empower unemployed youth in India, Lenovo and Motorola have launched their flagship Corporate Social Responsibility Program for FY 2019 by inaugurating its fifth skill academy in Ghaziabad. This program has been launched across 7 locations – Bhubaneswar, Ernakulam, Jodhpur, Mysore, Trichy, Chandigarh and Delhi NCR.
The aim of CSR program is to empower unemployed youth in the age group of 18-30 years and to impact 6900+ beneficiaries over a period of 3 years, where underprivileged youth with low family income will be trained on Laptop and Mobile repair services, IT/ITeS, and retail trades. For executing this program, the brand has partnered with Edubridge, an esteemed partner of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), a Govt. of India organization that participates in the mission of up-skilling India’s rural and semi-urban youth as stated by the brand in its press statement.
Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Bikas Kumar Singh, Head of Corporate Affairs- Lenovo said, “To support PMO’s initiative ‘Skill India’, Lenovo and Motorola have launched flagship CSR program for FY 2019 across seven locations in India. We have partnered with EduBridge Learning Pvt Ltd, an esteemed Training Partner of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) with an aim of impacting 6900+ beneficiaries in three years, where the youth will be trained on Laptop and Mobile repair services, IT/ITes and retail trade.”