‘Prerna’ project is the need of the hour
MG Motor India and Baroda Citizens Council launched ‘Prerna’, a one-year Skill Development program aimed at training 100 underprivileged women. It aims to create a financial platform to fend their families in the long-term.
Speaking at the event, Ms. Tejal Amin, Philanthropist and Chairperson, Navrachna University, said, “Baroda Citizen Council (BCC) has been doing very important community work for decades. I am very happy that MG Motor India has partnered with BCC under this initiative. The ‘Prerna’ project is the need of the hour which helps women develop skills to attain a better livelihood. We believe that such initiatives will contribute towards the sustainable development goals of the society.”
Speaking on the initiative, Yeshwinder Patial, Director-HR, MG Motor India, said, “It gives us immense pleasure to launch Prerna, an initiative that perfectly aligns with the Skill India campaign.The idea is to ensure that these women and their families become ‘Atmanirbhar’ (self-dependent) financially.”
MG Motor India has further brought Dineshbhai Thakur Raval onboard as the program’s Master Trainer, who himself is an inspiration for many. Dineshbhai has been stitching since the age of 14 years and was diagnosed with polio when he was 17-year-old. It left his right hand and leg dysfunctional. However, Dineshbhai didn’t let his disability overpower his passion and has worked across Mumbai as well as Surat since then.