By Mr. Vandeep Gupta
Sonia is now working in an Airline as an air hostess. She is happy as her dream to join an airline has come true. But her younger brother is sad. He is not able to join a shopping mall. Everyone rejected him as his communication skill is not up to mark.
This is not the only case with Sonia or her brother. This is a common issue with today's India. The student who trains himself with the skills that market wants, succeeds. But the state of Punjab has now a solution to it to the students and educational institute those want to increase employability. Mumbai's leading vocational training provider SucceeEd has recenltly entered to the state with a plan to bring in employability on all those are in need.
SucceeEd has announced its presence for the first time, in the state of Punjab. Considering the massive requirement for skill development in Punjab, it has also announced that SucceeEd has now entered the state offering specialized courses to develop skills and increase employability.
According to 2009 census, Population in India is 1,155,347,700. The population in Punjab is 27,704,236. If you see the macro demographic data, the populatiuon of Punjab is more than the population of Australia. The National Sample Organisation (NSO) puts the unemployment rate of Punjab at 4.04 percent in 1987-88 - higher than the national average of 3.77 percent, but lower than that of Kerala, West Bengal and Haryana. The unemployment rate of Punjab has been rising, albeit moderately, from nearly 3 percent in 1973 to 3.5 percent in 1979-81 to 4 percent in 1987-88. By that token, Punjab has nearly a quarter million unemployed persons at present - 4 percent of the labour force of over 6 million. Underemployeds are, at the rate of around 8 percent, estimated at half a million. The issue has a solution if the youths can be employable.
The industry in Punjab is growing at the speed of light, giving rise to many opportunities for varied careers in the state. SucceeEd has entered the state with their first partners "Sant Singh Sukha Singh Group of Institutes", a renowned name in Amritsar, Punjab. Here they offer their specialized Communication Skill developing course certified by Cambridge University, ESOL, UK. This course can be offered as early as 3rd standard onwards, all the way to post graduation, focusing on different levels and aspects of communication. From everyday communication skills to Business communication skills. This course leads to certification for the students from Cambridge University, ESOL, UK, which is recognized by over 11,000 organizations across the globe, hence increasing the employability of the student by threefold."
Sant Singh Sukha Singh group recognizes the importance of communication skills as a value addition to the Indian education system and hence has entered into an alliance with SucceeEd to offer a better future to their students. SucceeEd utilizes a unique blend of Computer Based Training and Instructor Led Training to achieve the desired results in improving communication skills of the students and in turn increase employability.
SucceeEd's Executive Director (IT) Mr. Vandeep Gupta, states the importance of technology in today's education industry and highlights how SucceeEd has incorporated technology to master computer - based learning and progress tracking in a manner to not only provide consistent education but also make learning a easier and a fun filled process for the students, there-by increasing the participation and learning experience of each student.
SucceeEd Managing Director Mrs. Preeti Malik, harps on the importance of SucceeEd's "Train the Trainer" program, as she believes that, the teacher plays a major role in making any program a success. She ensures that each trainer of SucceeEd is highly trained and certified to ensure consistent training and maintain quality of the training provided by SucceeEd across the country.
SucceeEd's Executive Director (BD) Mrs. Tanya Gupta, welcomes other educational institutes across the state of Punjab to join hands with them in order to Develop Skills and Increase Employability. She also states that SucceeEd, is entering the state of Punjab with various other Industries relevant, skill developing, vocational courses such as professional Retailers Skill program Certified by Retailers Association of India, Diploma in Airline Management and Customer Care.
These courses are offered by SucceeEd only in alliance with schools and colleges in-order to reach out to students and provide equal opportunity towards employability.
SucceeEd's Chairman Mr. Sunil Malik says that SucceeEd's can show the way to increase employability in the state of Punjab.