Gail (India) Limited (GAIL) is the largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company in India. GAIL as a company goes beyond the statutory compliances to improve economic conditions as well as the quality of life of the workers around its community through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). [expander_maker id=”1″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]One of GAIL’s Major CSR initiatives is the “Kaushal Skill” – a project to improve the livelihood of the communities around the company, provide them with beneficial skills development programs to increase the employment rate, and implement placement-based programs in the area.
For the implementation of Employment Enhancing Vocational Skills in Nagaram, and Andhra Pradesh, GAIL partnered with Learnet Skills.
As an implementing partner, Learnet Skills designed the project interventions after understanding grassroots realities and the needs of the beneficiaries.
Multiple community engagement activities were conducted to spread awareness about the initiative along with counseling to offer them their best-suited route.
Interested candidates were taken through selection tests to choose the right aspirants. Trainers were trained for the program to provide dedicated mentorship to the candidates.
Multiple industry-aligned skill development programs were developed, aimed at creating employment opportunities that can help earn dignified income for a meaningful living.
Our technology-enabled training methodology was used to provide high-quality education. Individual development was given special focus, to enable them to subsequently contribute to the economic growth of India.
The skill-based programs have successfully created alternative sustainable livelihood options and job opportunities for thousands in Nagaram, and Andhra Pradesh. Besides empowering the beneficiaries economically, it has also broken sociocultural and gender barriers, reaching out to marginalized sections of society as well. Some milestones include: