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. 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 capability too. The programme is of four months duration with an intake of 30 students per batch. Till now the programme has completed 12 batches, with more than 450 students passing out. The result of the program has been encouraging with more than 70% students being self-employed in their respective villages while rest have been placed 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

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Spoken English program has been operational since 2010 in Mewat in collaboration with Times of India. 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. The program is of three months duration with an intake of 60 students broken into 3 groups of 20 students each. Till date the Program has completed 18 batches and churned out around 1100 students passing out from the program. 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. This year, 37 students got placed through job fair earning an average salary of 15,000 per month.


JCB & Forklift Operator

SRF Foundation initiated JCB & Forklift Operator Training Program in Manali (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 & 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 four batches and till date have trained 80 students. This year again the program ensured a whopping 100% placement record with the candidates hired by the industries located in Manali region.

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Basic Computer Training Programme

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From 1st of January, 2017 SRF Foundation introduced a new ‘Basic Computer Training’ course under its Mewat Rural Vocational Programme (MRVP) which is also free of cost! The three month long course will focus on training the youth from Mewat in the basic working of a computer and optimum use of internet. This course will also be an added qualification for the Basic Electrician Training Programme (BETP) and Spoken English programme students and will open new doors for them for better job opportunities. Currently two batches are running in the center with 40 students.