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Inauguration of partnership with LTI Mindtree

On 16th June, 2023 the formal partnership between LTi Mindtree and Don Bosco Tech Society got realised by the formal inauguration of the first skill training batch at Don Bosco ITI, Krishnanagar in Nadia District of West Bengal. 

“Mindtree Foundation is the CSR wing of LTI Mindtree. The foundation’s  social development initiatives are focused on activities in areas of environment ,education, empowerment, and health & nutrition. This partnership envisages training 400 youth in the states of West Bengal, Meghalaya, Arunachal, Mizoram and Assam. 

The formal inaugural function was graced by the presence of Fr. Joseph Pauria (Salesian Provincal, Kolkata) Fr. Jijo John (Provincial  Economer) Fr. Jose Podimattam (Technical Commission Head), Fr. George Mathew (Executive Director - Don Bosco Tech Society),  Mr. Deepak Prabhu Matti (CSR Head, LTI Mindtree) Mr. Amlan Biswas (Senior Specialist of Sustainability at Mindtree), Mr. Asish Chakraborty  and Mr. Amarnath Modi (Industry Partners). Fr. V T Jose (The Rector of Don Bosco Institution) welcomed the gathering and Fr. Amit Xess (Vice Principal) gave vote of thanks at the end of the function. 

Speaking on the occasion,  Fr. Joseph Pauria commented on the project name namely “Skills for Dignity” and encouraged all to work towards imparting and acquiring the the skills needed in the best way possible so that it can bring dignity to them through the employment post training, Mr. Deepak in his address informed everyone present about the commitment of Mindtree as a company and its 90000 employees to contribute to the betterment of the society through the CSR activities. He invited the nearly 40 newly inducted trainees present on the occasion tome the best of the opportunity and wished that they would be engaged in designing and creating the best spaces for offices or homes by taking the training in modular furniture and carpentry. He also invited them to give back through their talent and skills to the needy when they would be in good position with their career and earning. 

The event was well organised and coordinated by the Don Bosco Tech staff based at Kolkata and the presence of many students and staff from the ITI added colour to the occasion. 

We do hope that this partnership leads to enhancement of lives of many more needy youth through further collaboration and engagement.