Posted on: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 | Posted by: Art of Living Universe

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar commends Gammon's grass root skill engagement initiative

Mumbai, Maharashtra, October 7, 2010: Gammon India, the country's leading integrated construction company, today flagged off an Innovative project called 'Gammon Hands on Training centre' at Mysore. The objective of the company is to create a pool of skilled workforce for the Nation, a key resource requirement given the Government's plan to invest $1000 billion dollars (Rs. 45 lakh crore) during the 12th plan period 2012-2017.

The facility located at Kuppedada village, Srirangapatna Taluk, in Mysore near the Infosys Training centre clearly seeks to promote skill development through meaningful livelihood opportunities amongst youth from village panchayats across the country. The training centre is well equipped training equipment and will follow the latest techniques to impart to a batch of 250 trainees.

The youth , who have been selected by the Sri Sri Ravi Shankar promoted 'Art of Living' Foundation from across South India will be trained in various skilled disciplines including masonry, plastering, scaffolding, carpentry, electrical work, painting and plumbing.

The training duration will be for 25 days, with three rounds of examination one each after the 10th, 20th and 25th day. Besides a two hour theoretical input, the daily schedule would involve six hours of hands on vocational training, besides a regular sessions on yoga, meditation, counseling and games.

Commenting on the project, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, India's well know spiritual guru applauded Read More