BPO training for SC/ST girls
Shyam P V, TNN Dec 14, 2011, 05.24AM IST
THRISSUR: To give girls belonging to backward classes an edge in the
competitive job market, the Kerala SC/ST Women's Welfare Association
has decided to introduce BPO training programme for them in the
The association's legal advisor advocate Sunil M Karani said on
Tuesday that the short-term courses were aimed at equipping tribal
students with the nitty-gritty of the BPO industry.
"The free course will be held with the support of BPO training centres
and placement cells in every district. Our aim is to improve the
professional standard of these girls and help them to be on a par with
their urban colleagues," he said.
Minister for the welfare of backward communities P K Jayalakshmi had
promised financial aid for the training programme, especially designed
for SC/ST girls who had passed plus-two or an equivalent course.
"The association will soon invite call centre institutes to train the
girls. A few call centre institutes based in the southern districts
have already shown interest to train them and the response from the
girls for the programme has also been encouraging.
We have already received 100 applications. Though we do not assure
them jobs, we are sure the BPO companies will approach us for the
same," Marani said.
To give the SC/ST girls an edge in competitive job market, the Kerala
SC/ST Women's Welfare Association has decided to introduce BPO
training programme for them in district headquarters.
Talking to TOI the legal advisor of the association Adv Sunil M Karani
said the short-term courses are aimed at equipping tribal students
with the nitty-gritty of the BPO industry. "The free course for SC/ST
girls would be held with the support of BPO training centres and
placement cells in every district. Our aim is to improve the life
standards of the girls and develop them to be on a par with their
urban colleagues," he said.
Minister for Welfare of Backward Communities PK Jayalakshmi has
assured financial aid to the training programme specially designed
SC/ST girls who have passed plus two or equivalent course, said Adv
The association would invite call centre institute to trains the girls
soon. "A few call centre institutes based in Southern districts have
already shown interest to train the girls and the response from the
SC/ST girls for the programme is also encouraging. We have already
received 100 applications. Though we are not assuring any job
guarantee, we are sure of BPO companies approaching us for the same,"
added Adv Sunil.
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