Sri City, June 22, 2022: A Technical Training Centre for the differently-abled, jointly established by the Rotary Club of Madras (RCM) and WORTH Trust was inaugurated by Ravi Sannareddy, MD, Sri City on Wednesday at RCM’s Boys Town campus near Gummipundi. RCM’s President P.V. Mohan Raman, Rtn., J. Sridhar, District Governor, Rtn., Ranjit Pratap, Rtn. Ravi Sundaresan, project Chairman, and a host of rotarians were present.
Ravi Sannareddy applaud the RCM and the Worth Trust for realising the project with the noble goal of providing a Certificate training for differently-abled boys in various trades. Offering his full support and cooperation, he assured job opportunities to the trainees in Sri City after successful completion of the course.
Mohan Raman welcomed the chief guest and other distinguished members and gave a brief overview of the work that had been done during the past 4 to 5 years to bring the project to fruition. Past District Governors and past Presidents of RCM spoke on the occasion and shared their happiness on the occasion.
Located in the verdant Gummidipundi area, housed in a 4500 square feet building constructed in a 2.55 acres plot, the Technical Training Centre along with all requisite machinery, tools, other fixed and movable infrastructure, and ten residential units for the stay of students, was established at an investment of Rs 5.5 crore.
The Centre will offer a two-year Turner and Machinist residential course, a one year Sewing & Cutting Technology course and a Smart Phone Service course for six months. All courses will be certified by the National Council for Vocational Training under the Directorate of General Training, New Delhi.
The RCM, operating under the Rotary International, has a distinguished 93-year history of social service with projects that address the needs of the community and cover a diverse range of interventions like health and hygiene, education, skill development, disaster management and sustainable environmental initiatives. RCM has partnered with the eminent WORTH Trust, renowned for over 50 years for their work in rehabilitation, to launch this livelihood initiative that aims to educate, train and empower the differently abled who are speech and hearing impaired and orthopedically challenged.