- The Skill Council for Persons with Disability (SCPwD) will train 100 students in Food and Beverage Services under Diageo India’s ‘Learning for Life’ programme in collaboration with the Skill Council of Persons with Disability. People with locomotive disability and speech and hearing impairments will be trained under this programme
Diageo India (United Spirits) among the country’s leading alco-bev companies, announced the expansion of its ‘Learning for Life’ programme in collaboration with the Skill Council for Persons with Disability (SCPwD). As part of this initiative, SCPwD will train 100 Persons with Disabilities to prepare them for roles in the business and hospitality sector.
The residential training programme will take place in SCPwD-affiliated training centers and will be conducted by their certified trainers and assessors across India and aims at enhancing productivity, reducing skill gaps and empowerment with essential and critical skills.
“We are delighted to announce our partnership with the Skill Council for Persons with Disability. We have expanded our flagship business and hospitality skills programme, ‘Learning for Life’ to the PwD community to help them,” said Jagbir Singh Sidhu, Corporate Relations Director.
“We are extremely happy to partner with them to upskill and empower a talented cohort of Persons with Disability this year. The first batch of 100 students training under Diageo India’s ‘Learning For Life’ programme with us will further open the pathway for many more to follow. The specially curated programme is designed to ensure they receive hands-on training in hospitality skills and enhance employment opportunities,” stated Ravindra Singh, CEO, Skill Council for Persons with Disability (SCPwD).
The first cohort of 100 students includes persons with locomotive disability and speech & hearing impairment. The programme is designed with special learning modules and assisted technologies including sign language instructors to enable learning and skilling.