BHUBANESWAR, JANUARY 28, 2021
Dalmia Bharat Foundation (DBF), the philanthropic arm of Dalmia Bharat Group, felicitated 21 DIKSHa (Dalmia Institute of Knowledge and Skill Harnessing) trainees at Kapilas Cement Manufacturing Works (KCMW) in Cuttack today. The students were provided 75 days’ training in Industrial Sewing Machine Operator (ISMO) trade.
Ramawatar Sharma, Unit Head, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd., Cuttack; SVN Rao, Nodal Officer, Odisha Skill Development Authority, Bhubaneswar; Saswat Kumar Jena, ABDO, Tangi; and Suvendu Das, District Employment Officer, Cuttack graced the felicitation programme.
Notwithstanding the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the job market, Bengaluru-based Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd recruited 21 trainees of ISMO trade at an average annual salary of Rs. 1, 68,000.
Speaking on the occasion, Sharma said, “I heartily congratulate all the students of DIKSHa training centre for their hard work, dedication, and willingness to move towards a brighter future. Dalmia Bharat Foundation’s aim is not only to impart training but to make these students employable.” “We are committed to increase the scale by providing quality training to the underprivileged youth, thereby contributing towards skilling India,” he added.
The initiative is a part of the Memorandum of Understanding signed by DBF with the National Skill Development Corporation to impart vocational training and skills to 60,000 youth in the country in 10 years. DBF has centres at Rourkela, Rajgangpur, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, and Barkote where they provide training under the trades like bed side attendant, retail sales, electrician, beauty and wellness, and sewing machine operator.