Sangrur, May 7
Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Jorwal today launched ‘Mera Maan’ Coding Boot Camp Project at Sangrur, which is the first of its kind project in Punjab and it will also set a precedent in promoting ‘Women Empowerment’ on a large scale in the district and will help in developing women’s capacity building in the near future.
Disclosing this here today after inaugurating the project at District Administrative Complex, Deputy Commissioner Mr. Jatinder Jorwal said that this project has been started in collaboration with Mr. Samar Singla, CEO of ClickLabs, a world-class company.Samar traces his roots to Sangrur and despite living abroad, he wanted to do something unique for his district. He said that the girls from the financially weak families in the district would be imparted basic training in computer coding in a six month course and the company would also provide a stipend of Rs.5000 to these girls and after acquiring coding skills within 3to4 months, they will be paid a monthly salary of Rs. 15,000 to Rs 20000. The Deputy Commissioner said that in the first phase, two batches have been started comprising of 10 girls. He said that after satisfactory results, next batch would be of 40 to 60 apprentices and then fruitful steps would be taken in collaboration with this company to provide golden opportunities of self employment to the skilled girls in each tehsil. He said that the girls who do not have laptops or computers, arrangements have been made to provide this facility to them at the DBEE and after being selected for the job laptops or computers would be provided by the company. On the Occasion Thanking the Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Jorwal , the CEO of the company Samar Singla said that the youth have a strong desire to move abroad but even here a good position can be achieved with hard work and skill. He said that in collaboration with the district administration, ClickLabs would strive to provide excellent employment opportunities here and under the leadership of Mr. Jorwal, they would provide the best employment opportunities to the girls in the urban and rural areas of the district.