NIIT Foundation (NF) to provide education and training to the under-served communities unveiled NIIT Yuvastar Career Development Centre at Civil Lines, Delhi. The centre was inaugurated by P Rajendran, Chief Operating Officer, NIIT. Also present on the occasion were Raghubans Bahadur, Past-President, Aruna Jain, President, Anita Gupta, Honorary General Secretary, and Purnima Rai, Honorary Treasurer, from Khairati Clinic Society and Sapna Moudgil, Implementation Head NIIT Foundation. The space and infrastructural support for the CDC will be provided by Khairati Clinic Society.
NIIT Yuva Star, the Career Development Centre (CDC) will serve as a vocational training centre providing English, Comuter, and employability skills to under-served youth in the age group 15-25 years. The eligible youth will then be placed in jobs in various industry sectors such as retail, BPO, and IT.
Speaking on the occasion, P Rajendran, Chief Operating Officer, NIIT Ltd. said, “I am delighted to unveil this state-of-the-art centre at Civil Lines. This is yet another initiative by NIIT to unleash the power of youth from urban slums and contribute to development of the nation.”
NIIT Yuva Star is an initiative by NIIT Foundation to empower the youth in urban slums. This is the 20th such centre to be established in Delhi since 2008.