Diesel Engine Injection System and Automotive MaintenancEmployability Training

Prayaas along with SIDBI(Small Industries Development Bank of India), Patna and MICO is conducting a six month job based vocational training on Diesel Engine Fuel Injection System and Automotive Maintenance for selected 18 talented and financially needy the ITI/Diploma holder from Bihar/Jharkhand only. This training program is inaugurated by Mr. Bose, DGM, SIDBI, Patna on 20.05.2002. The total expected cost of this project was RS  3.5 Lakh. SIDBI is giving Prayaas a sum of RS 95000/-. Prayaas has collected RS 54000/- through subsudised tuition fee. Since Prayaas is using labs and faculty from MICO, some part of rest of amount will be sponsored indirectly by MICO, Patna.


Knowledge Charity to Improve Employability


In his Inaugural speech Mr. Bose who addressed the newly selected students after a competitive entrance and interview congratulated them to join this training which if completed successfully gives guarantee of jobs in various SSI units, Automobile service stations, Dealers across the country. He told that SIDBI has always supported various skill development courses in IIT’s and other institution of repute. In united Bihar they sponsored many courses at XLRI , XIS & BIT Mesra , but they were in search of some institution of repute to take on these activities in divided BIHAR. PRAYAAS with it’s backbone as technocrats from IITs & REC’s was a obvious choice to be supported for their noble cause of fighting with unemployment by empowering educated youths with skilled training. He promised further courses of this nature depending of its success. He advised all the students to learn and excel so that they can further help their juniors. He thanked Mrs.Anubha Prasad, Manager SIDBI for her active participation in conceptualizing and implementing this course. He Congratulated Mr. R  S Pandey of Prayaas to finalise and implement this project of bridging the SSI manpower requirement by producing skilled manpower.

Mr. AMITESH BHARTI of Prayaas who works with Robert Bosch India Ltd. as Software Engineer and has an experience of working with global team at Germany was present on this occasion. While addressing the students he congratulated students who were selected out of 107 applicants and represent various cast ,religion and geographical locations of BIHAR & JHARKHAND. Being one of the founder member of Prayaas he explained how Prayaas has today expanded from Bangalore to Bihar , UP and Delhi. He shared about the recent inauguration of a School by Indian Cricket star J. Srinath at Bangalore. These classrooms in this  School were constructed  at the cost of 2.5 Lacs by Prayaas Bangalore chapter with most of the funding by young IT professionals. He thanked SIDBI and specially Mrs. Anubha Prasad for supporting Prayaas for this good cause.

Mr. R S PANDEY, the BIHAR incharge of Prayaas center told  the audience about various other activities including marketing and distribution support to local art & crafts like Madhubani Painting which Prayaas plans to popularise in South India and Middle East Asia. He said this course has a natural demand in the market as even in the poor states like BIHAR , ORISSA etc. , no. of vehicles on roads are increasing. Their variety as well as technology is changing fast and servicing them is big opportunity area. These state lack big manufacturing industry and in their absence the only sector which has promise of employment is service sector. Automobile servicing has a broad scope and technology change day by day requires qualified and trained foreman to work on many service stations of vehicle manufacturer like TELCO, M&M, A Leyland , Swaraj , Maruti etc. It is equally true with component & Accessory  manufacturer  like MICO , LUCAS , EXIDE etc. They also need trained manpower for their service set-up and hence this course will produce skilled manpower that will find a ready employment opportunity in the market/Industry.

Some of the selected students thanked SIDBI , MICO and PRAYAAS for giving them opportunity to learn and excel in their life. They also conveyed their sincerity towards this training and their preparedness to study more than 12 Hr.’s to bring good name to this charity project.