Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
About the Organization:
Pratham is India’s largest NGO working to provide quality education to underprivileged youth and children in over 21 states and union territories across the country, with a range of interventions. The Pratham Institute for Literacy, Education and Vocational Training is Pratham’s vocational skilling vertical, launched in 2010 with a mission to create sustainable programs for training and retraining of youth for employability or entrepreneurship. We work across the country to provide individuals with the employability skills needed to address India’s growing need for skilled manpower. Pratham is a widely recognized organization, having received notable awards such as the WISE Prize for Innovation, Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership and the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year for Public Service. Our training centers are spread across 16 states in India. We have trained over 1,00,000 youth and placed over 85% youth till date in various skills through our Industry specific courses in Hospitality, Construction, Electrician, Automotive and Bedside Assistance. We also run Entrepreneurship programs to cater to people who have an entrepreneurial mind set and have supported over 2500 entrepreneurs to set up their own micro-enterprises.
Currently, over 20,000 youth from 500+ villages are connected with Pratham Institute over WhatsApp groups for information and updates on employment opportunity. PI seeks to establish continuous two-way engagement to create an informed community. The role would involve:
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