When the current pandemic situation has impacted most sectors, Anudip Foundation, based in Baruipur in South 24 Parganas of West Bengal, continues to record 90 percent placement through its skill development courses under HSBC’s corporate social responsibility initiative. Spare a few minutes to know more about the initiative.
About Anudip Foundation
It is a non-profit organization and has been empowering young job aspirants from difficult backgrounds since 2007. Anudip Foundation is a partner organization of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. The Baruipur centre of the foundation enrolls around 300 candidates a year. The candidates are taken through a rigorous training and mentoring process following which placements are arranged for them.
The foundation offers five courses ~ Advanced program in Web Designing , Certificate in English Communication and Digital Education with Excel Specialization (CEDES), Advanced Program in Accounting with Tally, Advanced Program in Hardware and Networking and Advanced Program in Digital Marketing, “We enhance both their professional and soft skills. The topics covered under the courses include Web Design, Photoshop, Soft Skills, Communicative English, Tally (with GST), Hardware, Networking, Digital Marketing, Digital Literacy, MOS Excel, advanced excel and Financial Literacy”, told Nilanjana De, centre manager, Anudip, Baruipur to chalgenius.com.
Admission at the foundation
Any candidate who has passed class 12 is eligible to get admission here. One has to be above 18 years and the maximum age limit is 33 years. The courses are designed in such a manner that they are completely job-oriented and one has to pay a fee of Rs 1050 to get enrolled in either a certificate or an advanced program course.
Free study materials are provided to students. Classes are held both online and offline. After completing the course, assessments are held following which they receive certificates. Finally, the foundation provides all necessary support in connection with placement.
Anudip is shaping careers in Covid times
It is creating an alternative livelihood for the income-less population in the pandemic using financial assistance, new skills training and market linkages. “The pandemic has wreaked havoc in the lives of several youngsters. Many dropped out of college and looked for work to support a dwindling family income. Some of the youths enrolled at the foundation’s course and got jobs within a few months,” said Nilanjana.
How is it special?
The high success rate of placements makes it special. Usually, campus placements are held wherein companies visit the centre and select candidates. This apart, candidates are also sent to respective companies for recruitment. “We assist candidates in cracking the interviews. If after joining a company, the candidate is dissatisfied and wants to switch over then he/she is helped to do so. In fact, one gets two more chances to get settled in the job he/she desires,” said Nilanjana adding that 90 percent of the candidates are successfully placed.
The recruiting partners
iMerit, Amazon, Tata Consultancy Services, genpact, Tech Mahindra, Chillbreeze, Writer Information, IIMI, Dabur, Amazon, and Walmart are some of the recruiting partners.
Get in touch
6292244945 (call and whatsapp)/8373071820(only call)
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