Rural Electrification Corporation(REC) has sanctioned Rs. 10 crores for use in the area of Skill Development as a part of its CSR initiative. These funds will be used in training of women, youth, unskilled and semi-skilled workers, and shall also include vocational training. This initiative will benefit around 6400 persons from the backward areas of Central and Eastern India including Bihar. Placement assistance for 70% of the beneficiaries will also be provided. This initiative is to be implemented by National Skill Development Corporation under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India. Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of state for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy and Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudi, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship were present at the event, lauding the initiatives of REC .
Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), A Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, is one of the leading Public Sector Enterprises of the Government of India under administrative control of the Ministry of Power, committed for financial assistance in the field of Generation, Transmission & Distribution in the Power Sector. http://www.recindia.nic.in/index.php?lang=en
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