Jaquar Group, the leading ‘complete bathroom and lighting’ solutions company with a presence in over 45 countries, announced the skill development and training of over 300 plumbers on World Youth Skill Day on 15th July.
The training will be imparted to these plumbers through 10 specialized training centres which are spread across India. The centres will train unemployed youth in specialized skill sets and develop them as trained plumbers.
With nearly 60 years of experience in the bathroom industry, Jaquar Group as part of its CSR initiative has undertaken plumber training as a core agenda. The Programme would not only help the plumbers generate livelihood but will also support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Skill India initiative.
Mr. Rajesh Mehra, Promoter & Director, Jaquar Group said, “There is a lack of skilled workforce in plumbing in India and with the poised growth of real estate, this shortage needs to be addressed. Jaquar Group is trying in meet the need of the hour and empower today’s youth.
He further added, “Skill development is also an important initiative driven by the Government and we believe that our effort of training plumbers will support their overall vision.”
As part of the programme, individuals will be imparted the skills of a trained plumber through on ground teaching and execution of mock instances. The training will be on 80-20 concept; 20% of theory & 80% of practical. It will encompass teaching on safety measures and fittings of high-tech bathing fittings including showers and wellness products. Once the training is completed, the plumbers will also be given an opportunity to be part of the Jaquar Group community.