A community policing initiative by Chandigarh Police for ‘Youth Skill Development’ at Infosys
Training Session on skill development was organized for the children/students of slum areas/colonies in collaboration with Infosys at Infosys Building, IT Park, Chandigarh under the guidance of Sh. Tajender Singh Luthra, IPS, Director General of Police, UT, Chandigarh.
Sh. Tajender Singh Luthra, IPS, Director General of Police, UT, Chandigarh inaugurated this Skill Development training session along with Ms. Nilambari Jagdale, IPS, Senior Superintendent of Police, UT, Chandigarh. The youth/children under age group from Class 10th to undergraduate were got involved from slum areas/colonies lying in jurisdictions of different police stations of Chandigarh. The pick & drop facility was also provided to the students by Chandigarh Police.
Sh. Vikas Ahuja, Development Centre Head – Infosys Chandigarh explained various scenarios where the Information Technology can be beneficial for the youths. The objective of the session was to provide an opportunity where experts would explain the importance of Communication Skills and offer technical training sessions to youngsters. Total 90 students/children were imparted training on skill development i.e. communication skill, computer knowledge, computer typing, online transactions, online booking, online purchasing etc.
DGP/UT in his speech said ‘these kinds of training will enable the youth to learn skilled courses and helpful for their better future. It will also give them better placements.
This type of community policing initiative will be continuing in future and will also be planned to organize such skill development training at computer lab of RTC, Police Lines, Chandigarh for these students.