RECL - CIDC - CSR Initiatives


Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), the premier NAVRATNA Central Public Sector Enterprise under Ministry of Power has joined hands with CIDC to provide job oriented skill development training under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. An MOU was signed on 22nd Feb.2012 to fulfill these objectives.

The main objective of this programme is to impart training/skill development and placement of 500 rural/semi urban youth in construction industry. The candidates are mainly underprivileged and from economically weaker section of the society. Such trainees have been selected from six states namely Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The Training has been provided in various construction trades.

The programme is of 3 months duration and weekly performance tests are conducted followed by final examination. The certification is completed thereafter, and the trainee is given an opportunity to participate in the placement meets organized every month.

The training is being imparted in CIDC centers located in Faridabad, Ghaziabad, ITI Palwal, Sidhauli & Ramshahpur.

In a short span, this structured training empowers the students with skill sets and knowledge about specific trades & makes them abreast with recent trends and best practices in construction industry. This REC-CIDC initiative has multiple benefits for all stakeholders including raising awareness levels about job opportunities available in this sector, socio-economic upliftment of beneficiaries, livelihood generation & creation of dedicated work for nation building.
Project Statistics Phase I Phase II Phase III Phase III A Phase IV Phase V
Enrolment Status Phase I Phase II Phase III Phase III A Phase IV Phase V
Training Status Phase I Phase II Phase III Phase III A Phase IV Phase V

For further details, please contact,

Shri. Rajeev Jain
Sr. Additional Director
Construction Industry Development Council
801 Hemkunt Chambers, 89, Nehru Place, New Delhi‐110019
Mobile: +919971428882
Phone: 011‐26489992, 26234770, 41617971 Fax: 011‐26451604
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