Skill Development Program

Shriram Foundation: Driver Training

With a growing economy and a huge demand for skilled drivers, SF identified driver training as an ideal CSR initiative having synergies with the group’s businesses of vehicle financing and life and general insurance. The trainees receive inputs in soft skills, spoken English and communication, health, safety, yoga, financial planning and computer operation apart from driving and basic vehicle maintenance. 3000 youth across India have been imparted driver training in Light Motor Vehicle, Heavy Transport Vehicle and Fork-lift Truck operation in 2015-16.

The recent graduation function for the first batch of driver trainees at Chennai was presided over by Dr V Irai Anbu, IAS, Principal Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu. He delivered an inspiring speech and distributed course completion certificates to the graduating batch. Mr A Afzal - Chairman & Managing Director, AB Group, Mr V Ramesh, CEO, Professional Skill Training & Consultancy Private Limited and Mr T V Jayaraman, CEO, Shriram Foundation also addressed the trainees.

Graduating batch of Driver Trainees at the Graduation Day function held on 29th February, 2016 at Red Hills, Chennai

Chief Guest, Dr V Irai Anbu, IAS, distributing completion certificate to a trainee in the presence of Mr T V Jayaraman, CEO, Shriram Foundation and Mr A Afzal - Chairman & Managing Director, AB Group