In the endeavor of skill development 7,000 persons with disability have been trained till date in our 13 centers at Delhi(3), Chandigarh, Gurgram, Ludhiana, Lucknow, Jaipur(2), Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Ambala, Bhopal, Kolkata and Ghaziabad.
Out the ten centers, four are supported by NSDC (Lucknow, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Gurugram), four by Capgemini Pvt. Ltd (Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Ghaziabad), two by Tech Mahindra Foundation (Delhi, Chandigarh), one by Mahindra Finance (Bhopal) and two by Sarthak Educational Trust (Ambala, Kolkata)
Sarthak Skill Development programs provides youth with disabilities with a wide range of unique skill building experiences including leadership, social, communication, computers, and basic life skills. The 3 months training program is given in 3 broad verticals viz IT - ITES, Tourism & Hospitality and Organized Retail to the youth of age group of 18 to 30 years.
Post completion of the training program, the dedicated employment team ensures that the candidates gets the job in the various sectors viz; Tourism & Hospitality, Organized Retail, and IT - ITES for different job profiles by organizing Job Fairs, Employment Drives, Interview Drives etc. with the support of our existing more than 500 hiring partners
Furthermore, to extend the scope of employment opportunities regular job mapping activity is performed at center level to increase hiring partner support system and explore new job opportunities.
In Sarthak, training is designed with due consideration to individual’s disability, educational qualification, and job requirements in mind. Other than providing skill based trainings, sensitization workshops, exposure visits, and motivational sessions were organized to create sensitivity and awareness about differently able candidates.