empowerment · training · Youth

110 Unnatians empowered !

34 TH Batch valediction at Unnati


The youth enacted lifeskills plays in front of the audience and spread the happiness all around. 110 underprivileged youth from different vocations like data entry, retail, instore,guest care – office, guest care – hotel, industrial painting, were trained in Unnati for 70 days in Spoken English, basic computers and lifeskills. These were youth who had not
completed their education – dropouts from 3rd std, 5th std, 9th std, SSLC pass/fail, PUC pass/fail, I yr graduation etc.

Towards the end of the training program all the youth were placed in good companies like Croma ,TCS, Nuware, LifeStyle, Au-bon pain, Chai point,Vindhya e-Infomedia,St.Mark’s Hotel,Concorde Cuppa Beverages,Focus Inc,Mast Kalandar,Adigas,RMKV and Carewell.

The Interviews for the 35 batch will be conducted at the Unnati center this Saturday 15 September 2012. Candidates to be present at the center at 9:00 A.M. For more details regarding interviews please check our website http://www.unnatiblr.org

About Unnati

Unnati, an initiative from SGBS Trust, is a free vocational training program aimed at enabling and empowering youngsters from families below the poverty line. This 70 day program equips unemployed youth (18 yrs & above) with vocational skills and life-skills and ensures employment with reputed organizations at the end of the training program. Currently, the training is offered in
9 chosen vocations – retail sales, field sales, guest care (hotels), guest care (offices), industrialtailoring, Industrial painting, data entry (for BPO), security services and car driving.

Headquartered in Bangalore in a 22,000 sft state-of-the-art facility, Unnati has impacted the lives of more than 1500 youth till date. The program not only trains them in their vocation but also works on their English communication skills, life skills and computer literacy. Special attention is given to inculcate personal and community values in the youth. The aim is also to bring in “dignity
of labor” and gain self respect.Unnati has partnered with like-minded NGOs at Mysore, Sirsi, Pune, Ulhasnagar and
Ahmedabad. These centers have also been able to provide 100% placements to the youths post training.

At Unnati, candidates are interviewed and counseled and based on their aptitude and interest,a vocation is selected. Entire program is provided free of cost including training, lodging, food and transportation. Unnati students secure a job at the end of the 70 day training program with a minimum average starting pay of Rs.6,000/- per month.

Through its Vision 2020, Unnati will touch the lives of 1 Million youth across India and help them and their families cross the poverty line by pursuing a career.

About SGBS Trust:

SGBS was formed in 1978 and incorporated as a trust in 1993 by a group of like-minded individuals who were determined to make a difference to society, through music, education and social activities. In order to achieve the objective, SGBS Trust rolled out the following programs:

SHIKSHA: Shiksha was initiated to provide financial support for school education who but for the support would have discontinued schooling. The fee towards education is paid directly to the school. The Shiksha program currently supports over 360 children every year. Preference is given to children of widows.

UNNATI: Vocational training and employment for underprivileged youth above 18years of age, as explained above.

UTSAV: Preserving Indian traditions, and promoting art and culture. Gokulashtami is the time of the year when Bangalore comes alive with resounding performances from known names in vocal, instrumental and traditional dance forms as part of Utsav celebrations at Unnati Auditorium.

SAMSTHA: Funeral Services assistance to everyone


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s