There is a growing demand for computer education and information technology among the poor urban and rural communities including communities around our Udayan Care's residential homes for orphaned children. This project intends to focus on mixed communities; located around our Udayan Homes and those in the densely populated clusters of slums, resettlement colonies and other low income settlements by setting up IT centers provided by Microsoft's Community Technology Skills Programme.
The Census of India 2011 projects that the working age group will constitute up to 64% of India's population by 2021. The bulk of this increase is likely to be in the younger age group of 20-35 years. In order to tap the unlimited potential of this large youth population and to enhance their employability quotient, technology and specialized vocational skills play a major role.Therefore, there is an urgent need to address the issue maximize the employment rates for better standards of living.
Based on Udayan Care's mission to enable every adult the dignity of self-reliance, Udayan Care Information Technology & Vocational Training Centres was initiated in 2006 to enable under-served youth and adults improve their livelihood options. By developing computer and vocational skills, the youth are able to improve employability with many taking up jobs or setting up their own businesses.Our centres offer Certificate courses in basic computer knowledge as well as Diploma and Advanced courses.
With training and career counselling through our placement assistance, our students are able to get better jobs with incomes increasing by at least 20-25%, thus improving the standard of living of their families. this programme ensures to empower disadvantaged children and youth with informed choices/decisions and actions related to personal, financial and social uplift. Since inception, our 6 IT&VT centres have equipped over 9220 students across Delhi and NCR .