thespecialnews//New Delhi Bureau// 390 unemployed youth belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Women/EWS of society will be benefited through corporate social responsibility initiative by PFC. Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) extended financial assistance of Rs. 2.24 Crore towards Skill development for Unemployed Youth belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Women and EWS of society in six states of North East Region through Central Agricultural University (CAU), Manipur under PFC’s CSR initiatives for FY 2018-19. A Memorandum of Agreement has been signed between PFC and CAU for execution of this project at the College of PG Studies, Barapani, Meghalaya in presence of Shri Rajeev Sharma, CMD, PFC, Prof.Premjit Singh, Vice-Chancellor, CAU and Shri D Ravi, Director (Comm.) PFC. Shri Dinesh Vij, ED (CSR) has signed the MoAdocuments on behalf of PFC.Faculty members and other senior officials of CAU were also present on this occasion.
This CSR Project intended to train 390 unemployed youth belonging to of society across six North East Region States. Thirteen Courses in Agriculture Sector will be offered by CAU with a mandate of ensuring 70% of the self-employment/wage employment of the beneficiaries upon completion of the training.