Shri Vishwakarma Skill University (SVSU) and UNDP organized a workshop on “women in workforce” where eminent speakers from industry shared their views. Almost all the speakers were of the view that empowering women, cultivating their capabilities and harnessing their productive potential adds to the social and economic growth of the country, so efforts should be made to make optimum use of their potential. Beyond the supply side there is also a need to focus on the demand side to improve opportunities and employment experiences for women.
The key note address was delivered by Vikram Kasbaker, Executive Director-Operation (Plant) of Hero MotoCorp where he emphasized on the changing scenario of the Indian shop floor in manufacturing sector and how the deployment of women workforce is enhancing the productivity.
Vikram Kasebaker, Executive Director (Operations) announced the principal approval of starting exclusive batch of female for Hero MotoCorp plants based in NCR
Rajeev Sharma- Head- Skill Development at JBM too announced a exclusive batch for female in the upcoming session 2019-20 for the JBM plant based in NCR. Both the programme would be Industry integrated dual model of skilling and the students would get an opportunity of earning while learning during the programme.
A panel discussion was also held in this workshop which was moderated by Runa Maitra, Founder & Director, People Talent International.
The Vice Chancellor of Shri Vishwakarma Skill University Raj Nehru in his valedictory speech spoke about the role of women in Indian social system and how today’s Indian women is climbing the professional ladders, in the corporate sector, armed forces, manufacturing sector, and even taking up such unassuming roles like becoming a taxi driver or the welder. All recent trends and researches have shown that women had contributed significantly in the profitability and process of various organizations.The workshop was attended by various leaders from the industry and academia.