Our Initiatives Under Rural Vocational Skills Program (RVP)

Basic Electrician Training Program (BETP)

Basic Electrician Training Program has been operational since 2011 in Mewat in collaboration with Schneider Electric India Foundation. The program has now been scaled up to two more new intervention locations of Bhind and Gummidipoondi. The objective of the program is to train the youth in Electrician trade with a good mix of practical and theoretical knowledge and encourage them to become self-employed by imparting entrepreneurial capabilities too. The program is of four months duration with an intake of 30 students per batch.


Till now the program has completed 18 batches with more than 600 students who completed the course. The result of the program has been very encouraging, as more than 66.6% of our trained students are currently self employed or working as electrical technicians with Government Electrical Department as Electrical Lineman and with reputed companies such as Okaya Batteries, Claro, Network 18, etc.

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Spoken English Program

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Spoken English program has been operational since 2010 in Mewat in collaboration with Times Group. The Program aims at making young boys and girls employable in various sectors such as Retail, Service, Finance, etc. by imparting the 'Spoken Aspect of English Language' and preparing them for job interviews through a series of 'Face the World' and confidence building modules. Thus, making the student proficient. The program is of three months duration with an intake of 60 students divided into three groups of 20 students each.


Till date the Program has completed 22 batches and churned out around 1350 students. At the end of each batch, a job fair is organised where reputed companies from all fields such as KFC, Pizza Hut, Big Bazaar, Pantaloons, Bajaj Capital, Aegis and DIAL etc. recruit our students.


JCB & Forklift Operator

SRF Foundation initiated JCB & Forklift Operator Training Program in Manali Industrial Area (Suburb of Chennai) in 2014. The programs aims in equipping the person with right skills to operate, manage and do small maintenance work of JCB & Forklift. The students are made aware about the various parts and components of the machines followed by practical classes for hands-on experience in dozing and loading operations for JCB and load lifting and placing for Forklift operator. The Programs had inbuilt component on communication and personality development skills. Last year, the Forklift operator completed five batches including the Forklift Operator Training, Office Automation Course and Backhoe Loader Operator Training. The program has trained a significant number of students over the years.

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Basic Computer Training Program

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Computer Education is being provided by SRF Foundation in Nuh Block ofMewat. The course aims to build proficiency in basic computer literacy. The students completing the course can seek job with various organizations, schools, NGOs, offices etc. The course aims at enhancing the knowledge and competency in computer for enriching basic computing skills etc. This course is also an added qualification for the Basic Electrician Training Program (BETP) and Spoken English program students and it has opened new doors for them for better job opportunities. Till now we have completed 6 batches of Basic Computer Training Program impacting 200 students who have completed this course.