STeP centre NIPUN organized a certificate distribution cum experience sharing programme at Nihal Vihar, New Delhi on 2nd September, 2017 for the youth who were trained at the STeP center. This youth had successfully attended 4 months training program and were placed at various companies like Big Basket, Nestle, Sub-Way, JIO, Airtel, etc.
Present on the occasion was Mr. Bharat Sharma, Senior Manager – Administration & Corporate Social Responsibility, Bacardi India Private Limited, Mr. Bhupinder Singh Wirk, Senior Manager – Operations, Bacardi India Private Limited, Mr. Basab from Smile Foundation, Mr. Pradeep Kumar, Secretary – NIPUN and Mr. Samudra Naskar, Member of NIPUN.
Mr. Pradeep Kumar, Secretary – NIPUN welcomed all the guests, learners, staff and all the participants who have attended the program. Some successfully placed candidates who were also present at the event shared their experiences with the audience which was highly appreciated by the guests. While addressing the audience, Mr. Bharat Sharma stressed the importance of being computer literate and the ablility to communicate in English to avail better job opportunities.
A cultural program was also organized by the learners of the present batch of the STeP center which was followed by distribution of certificates.
The event ended with vote of thanks and singing of the National Anthem.
Mr. Bhupinder Singh Wirk, Senior Manager – Operations, Bacardi India Private Limited added, “It’s my first visit to the centre and what an experience it has been. Heartening to see how small steps lead to big change. What started as one man’s journey has touched so many tender lives and helped shaped for betterment. I wish entire team & students best in life. Together let’s make a positive difference!!”
Smile Twin E- learning Programme (STeP) is an initiative of Smile Foundation that aims at creating a pool of young and independent people, from a section of underprivileged youth, 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. Smile Foundation is a national level development organization directly benefitting over 400,000 children and their families every year, through more than 200 live welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in over 950 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India.