Gram Tarang wins National Skill Development Award
What is Gram Tarang?
Gram Tarang is a social entrepreneurial extension of Centurion University, which operates in some of the most difficult environments of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. With a mission of catalyzing sustainable livelihoods in the less developed markets across the globe it is currently providing training across trades like industrial sewing machine operator, fitter & machinist, welder, CNC operator other and production-related functions, as well as trades in the services sector like financial inclusion (banking correspondents) and data entry operators.
- Overall top performer: Gram Tarang
- Best corporate prize: IL&FS consultancy firm
- Best non-corporate award: Talent Spirit
- Best start-up award: Edubridge
What is NSDC?
NSDC is a first-of-its-kind Public Private Partnership (PPP) in India set up to facilitate the development and upgrading of the skills of the growing Indian workforce through skill training programs. A large part of the organisation’s efforts are directed at the private sector and towards developing the skills in the unorganised sector in India. NSDC supports skill development efforts, especially in the unorganised sector in India by funding skill training and development programmes. It also engages in advocacy and training programmes, in-depth research to discover skill gaps in the Indian workforce, and developing accreditation norms.