MUMBAI: Pipavav, India – APM Terminals Pipavav, selected 62 apprentices from among 140 applications received from local youth. The objective of the apprenticeship training is to hone the technical and soft skills of the qualified unemployed youths to enhance their employability in future. Additionally, they will be educated in HSSE (Health, Safety, Security and Environment) and work ethics to make them industry-ready.
As an appreciation of the efforts taken by APM Terminals Pipavav in skill development of the local youth, the honorable Minister for Agriculture, Gujarat State R.C. Phaladu awarded an appreciation certificate to APM Terminals Pipavav under the ‘Mukhya Mantri Apprenticeship Yojana’ felicitation program.
Commenting on the occasion, Keld Pedersen, Managing Director APM Terminals Pipavav said, “By skilling the local youth and preparing them for the local industry creates a win-win situation for the industry as well as the community. We are happy to be a part of this project in creating sustainable growth for the communities around us. My heartfelt gratitude to the Government of Gujarat for recognizing our efforts in this area. It is our endeavor to ensure that every rupee spent in CSR projects reaches the local community.”