Empowerment and Livelihoods
A residential vocational training centre for skilling school and college dropout youth through short-term, job oriented courses. The centre currently runs 11 vocational courses.
Courses are conducted with industry partnerships like Voltas, Schneider, Hero Moto Corp, Volvo, Everest Industries, Maruti Driving School etc.
Training and placement services provided to more than 10000 candidates since 2006 with 89% settlement rate.
EMPOWER (Enabling Marketing of Products of Women Entrepreneurs) initiative provides income-generation training for women in tailoring, specialized training in making jute products, uniform stitching, bag making, chocolate making, etc. We also undertake office sales, bulk orders for conferences, seminars and have an online store. The turnover in the 2018 financial year was Rs 70 lakhs, benefiting hundreds of women and artisans.
Employee Engagement in CSR Activities
- The GMR Group since inception encouraged its employees to contribute personal time, attention and effort towards community development and social causes.
- GHIAL CSR Department organizes social activities to engage GHIAL employees in many activities for community development.
- Social Volunteering Projects (SVP) scheme of GMR group provides an opportunity for GMR employees/families to play an active role in socially responsible community activities. Employees are invited to form volunteer groups to participate and implement any social project of their interest in a location and community of their choice.