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Skill development: PFC trains 500 students at IGIAT, Visakhapatnam

Power Finance Corporation's (PFC) comprehensive training under its 'Skill Development Training Program’ leads to placement of close to 400 students in reputed organisations
Skill development: PFC trains 500 students at IGIAT, Visakhapatnam
Skill development: PFC trains 500 students at IGIAT, Visakhapatnam

New Delhi: As part of Power Finance Corporation's (PFC) CSR initiative and 'Skill Development Training Program’ to impart skill training to the youth, a total of 500 students have been successfully trained at Indo German Institute of Advanced Technology's (IGIAT). Not just this, close to 400 students have already got job placement with reputed organisations like Ashok Leyland, Royal Enfield, Alstom, and Schneider Electricals Pvt. Ltd. among others, an official statement released by PFC on Friday said.

PFC had organised a valedictory session for these IGIAT students on Friday. The Valedictory Session witnessed the distribution of certificates to the trained students, the statement added.

The valedictory ceremony was attended by PFC’s Chief General Manager Prabhakar Das, DIC’s General Manager & Special Officer of IGIAT (Department of Industries and Commerce, Govt. of AP) Ramlingeshwar Raju and IGIAT’s Director B Vinod Kumar along with other PFC & IGIAT officials. The valedictory programme started with a tree plantation drive at the college campus and it was followed by a cultural skit.


Students have been trained as CNC Machine Operators, Domestic and Industrial Electricians, Solar Technicians, and Welding Technologies. There has also been training in areas like Sewing Machine Operators, particularly for women. The successful execution of the project has generated livelihood and provided immense benefit to hundreds of individuals and their families.

PFC has been funding and driving the Skill Development programme for the unemployed youth including women in states like Andhra Paresh, Telangana, Orissa and Tamil Nadu.

As India’s leading public sector enterprise in the NBFC space, PFC is committed to ensuring job oriented skill development programs for the youth in various parts of the nation.

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