HPCL joins hands with Smile to support Smile Twin e-Learning Programme


Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited have partnered with Smile Foundation in order to support Smile Twin e-Learning Programme. This partnership has led to the opening of four STeP centre in Jaipur, Chennai, Bhopal and Chandigarh.

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited HPCL is a Government of India enterprise with a Navratna Status. HPCL is a fortune 500 company with a dominant market share in India and a strong market infrastructure. Since its inception, HPCL has tried to follow Corporate Social Responsibility in the true sense. This sense of responsibility comes from their belief that not every achievement of the company is reflected in its balance sheets. HPCL is committed to create a positive impact on the society and contribute to socio- economic development including measures for improving the quality of life of underprivileged classes of the society.

STeP is such an initiative of Smile Foundation that aims at creating a pool of young and independent people, from the marginalized section, through skill enhancement in tandem with market requirements. It is an effort towards bridging the gap between demand and supply of skilled manpower in the fast emerging services and retail sectors of modern India.

This national level programme trains the urban underprivileged adolescent youth in English Proficiency, Basic Computer Education and Soft Skills for enhancing their prospects of employment in the fast expanding retail, hospitality and BPO sectors. Besides Computer and English language, the students and beneficiaries are also to be oriented and trained on Basic Retail Management, Gender Issues, Personality Development and Career Counseling, Reproductive and Sexual Health, HIV/AIDS etc. To know more about Smile Twin e-Learning Programme, please click here http://www.smilefoundationindia.org/e_learning.html

Smile Foundation appreciates and acknowledges Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited for their invaluable support for the youth of Jaipur.