Lavasa Corporation Limited organized training program for SHGs

0
78

IndiaCSR News Network

Lavasa-Logo-300x226PUNE: Lavasa Corporation Ltd (LCL) under its Corporate Social Responsibility has taken an initiative towards the socio-economic development of women through SHGs in the project areas by upgrading their skills through five days capacity building workshop at Lavasa.

The workshop was organized in three phases initially it was one day program between 11-13th Nov’14 for three groups where 155 women from 10 SHGs got oriented on concept of SHGs and role of each member. In the program opening note Dy City Manager Mr. Satish Kamat said,”Lavasa is always conscious about the development of people in the project area, capacity building of SHGs by CSR department is a step taken towards empowering women through SHGs for their socio-economic development. Lavasa will continue hand holding support in future.”

Second and third phase of each two days (27-28 Nov’14 & 9-10 Nov’14) were focused on financial planning, linkages development, business planning and leadership development. Groups were given task on each topic and asked to present in front of other groups. Women enjoyed the activity and did great presentation, it was first time in their life when such presentation was given.

On this occasion Mr. Ramesh Jamdhade, AVP HR says,”Lavasa has taken a very good initiative to create an employment to the housewives who can earn money while managing their families”.

Lavasa SHGs training 1The main objective of this workshop was to develop conceptual understanding among groups about functioning of SHGs and their role in society for community development, to enhance the quality of life through up gradation of their knowledge on income generation activity.

At the end of workshop women came forward and assured trainers that the knowledge and information received from this workshop will be used for SHGs development and will show the result in coming days. They thanked Lavasa and trainers for such resourceful training. At the closing of workshop Lavasa CSR head Mr. Upendra Sontakke said,” I am happy to see the interest of women for receiving the knowledge, we will be continuing our hand holding support to these groups till they become independent. Our focus will be to link these SHGs with banks for financial support and technical knowledge on business activity. In next one year we wish to see these groups with well resulted income generation activity which will enhance their socio-economic status in the society.”

Comments

comments

SHARE
Previous articleJindal Stainless launches first of its kind Stainless Steel Modular Toilets
Next articleProgramme Launched to Educate Corporates on CSR
India CSR Network
India CSR Network is India's biggest and most trusted news portal in the domain of CSR & Sustainability. India CSR welcomes stories, statements, updates, reports on issues that interest you. Feedback, comments will make it more purposeful and resourceful. It is designed and maintained by India CSR Group. Contents are non-fiction. Though all efforts have been made to verify the accuracy, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. In case of any ambiguity or doubts, readers are advised to verify with the source(s). Statement, articles, views and contributions can be sent to editor@indiacsr.in