GAIL continues good work at Nagaram
GAIL (India) Limited has taken up “Kaushal, ” a programme for skill development, at Nagaram village in Mamidikuduru mandal of East Godavari district.
An explosion in its pipeline on June 27, 2014, claimed 22 lives, and since then GAIL has been trying to provide the healing touch by taking up many initiatives. As part of it, ₹ 6 crore has been spent till date, under “Kaushal,” which is part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
GAIL established a skill development institute — GAIL Institute of Skills — in the village in 2015. IL&FS Skills Development Corporation (ISDC), which works in collaboration with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), was roped in for the purpose.
Various employable certificate courses such as Auto-cad, industrial electrician, pipe welding, instrumentation technician and other skill-oriented ones are offered at the institute. Of the 430 students who took the Auto-cad course, 70 % were given an opportunity for employment in various companies, including MNCs.