About the Project:
Balco, under its CSR initiative, has partnered with IL&FS Skills at Korba in the State of Chattisgarh, to establish a multi-trade vocational training institute. A 12000 Sq.Ft. Institute with residential facility was established in 2010 and envisaged to impart multi-trade industry endorsed vocational training programs.
Till date, IL&FS Skills, through its employability linked skills training, have successfully trained 4200 unemployed youth in manufacturing, engineering and service sector trades . Through this initiative 70% of the traiees are successfully engaged in gainful employment in organised sector in Korba and other districts of Chattisgarh. The project has impacted the lives of unemployed youth belonging marginalized section of the society in the LWE and remote districts like Rajnandgaon, Jashpur, Kanker, Kawardha, Balrampur, Koriya, Korba, Ambikapur, Jhanjgir-Champa and Raigarh.