New Delhi 07th February, 2024: Project AMBER(Accelerated Mission for Better Employment and Retention), a joint initiative of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Generation India Foundation (GIF) under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), proudly organized the Alumni Connect held recently at the Bharatam Auditorium in Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Project AMBER is co-funded by MSDE, under the Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (“SANKALP”)programme, a programme of MSDE with loan assistance from the World Bank and private philanthropy.
The Alumni Connect highlighted the significant progress and accomplishments of Project AMBER, emphasizing its primary goal of achieving better placement and retention outcomes by enhancing the overall capacity of the system. Over 350+ AMBER Alumni from the state of Rajasthan participated in this event.
The stage saw the presence of numerous learners who secured placements in renowned brands with a presence in Rajasthan, such as Tata Trent – Zudio, Inox India, Just Dial Pvt. Ltd., Cinepolis, among others. They took the stage to share their inspiring success stories, turning the event into a living testament to the impactful outcomes of the Project AMBER. Himanshu Jangdid, a graduate from AMBER Customer Care Executive programme, from a center in Jaipur, mentioned, “Through Project AMBER, I acquired valuable skills. The project not only improved my career prospects; it brought positive changes in my and my family’s life. “Another graduate, Khushi Dhanka from AMBER Retail Sales Associate programme, expressed, “I am delighted with the employment opportunity I gained through Project AMBER, and I take pride in achieving financial independence.”
During the event, a certification ceremony took place, honouring the exceptional achievements of AMBER alumni and training partners. Numerous learners and training collaborators were recognized and presented with certificates, highlighting their crucial contributions to the success of Project AMBER. This gathering not only provided a platform for Project AMBER alumni to come together but also facilitated the exchange of experiences and the exploration of avenues for ongoing personal and professional growth.
Arunesh Singh, CEO of Generation India Foundation, encapsulated the essence of Project AMBER, stating, “Project AMBER isn’t just about training; it’s a powerful force for change. We’re dedicated to creating a positive impact that goes beyond just getting a job. This initiative shows what can happen when different groups come together for a shared goal – a future where young people are skilled, included, and shining bright. Generation’s 7-step methodology results in strong outcomes in placement and retention, which is being exhibited in the AMBER Project.”
Project AMBER’s positive impact on learners goes beyond the acquisition of skills. It creates an environment of shared experiences, empowers individuals, and brings about transformative changes in their lives and the lives of their families. The project’s commitment to holistic development ensures that participants not only find success in their careers but also experience positive changes that resonate throughout their communities.