CSR : Tech Mahindra Foundation establishes an All Women SMART Academy

Ulhas N. Yargop (Director, Tech Mahindra), Vineet Nayyar (Former Executive Vice Chairman, Tech Mahindra), Chetan Kapoor (COO, Tech Mahindra Foundation), Anand G. Mahindra (Chairman, Mahindra Group), M Rajyalakshmi Rao (Independent Director, Tech Mahindra)

MUMBAI: Tech Mahindra Foundation under its Employability vertical has launched Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare in Mumbai. Its third SMART Academy is in association with Auxilium Convent School, Pali Hill, which was conceptualized following the success of the first two healthcare academies in New Delhi and Mohali.

Inspired with Tech Mahindra Foundation’s CSR mandate of benefiting over 50% women beneficiaries, the Mumbai Academy is an All Women Academy with both the staff and student being women.

To strengthen the objectives of SMART Academies for Healthcare, Tech Mahindra Foundation launched a campaign that aims at creating awareness about the skill-gap of Paramedical Professionals.

Anand G. Mahindra – Chairman, Mahindra Group, said, “This All Women Healthcare Academy in Mumbai, will open new doors for women and ensure that they get equal access to quality education and career opportunities in the healthcare sector. Indian women have made us proud in so many ways. Their nurturing hands will make a big difference in our Healthcare Services.”

The Mumbai Academy is a state-of-the-art institute envisaged to create skilled Paramedic and Allied Healthcare professionals. It is equipped with hospital simulated labs, industry-relevant study material, and experienced faculty to help young women make a career in the noble healthcare sector.

(Reported by India CSR Network)