Released on: July 30, 2008, 12:10 pm

Press Release Author: V. Balasundaram

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: The Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery conducted Vocational Service Roadshows on 19th and 20th July 2008 in three low-income localities in and around Velachery for the benefit of unemployed youth

Press Release Body: Rtn. V. Sriram, Director, Vocational Service and Rtn. V. Balasundaram, Chairman, Public Relations, of the Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery, conducted the Vocational Service Roadshows, along with officials of Dr. Reddy\'s Foundation in Rajalakshmi Nagar on Saturday, 19th July 2008 and in M.G.R. Nagar, Velachery and Bharathi Nagar, Madipakkam on Sunday, 20th July 2008.

On Saturday, 19th July 2008, Rtn. Sriram went around in a low-income locality at Rajalakshmi Nagar in Velachery, along with officials from Dr. Reddy\'s Foundation to popularize the job-oriented courses conducted by the Corporation of Chennai in co-operation with Dr. Reddy\'s Foundation. About 100 printouts were distributed, giving the details of the courses in B.P.O., Customer Relations, Hospitality, Tailoring and Electrical work. It was explained to the households there that the courses are only for about three months and one can be sure of getting a job at the end of these courses. They also went to the Government Higher Secondary School in the locality to explain the scheme to the school administration for the benefit of the students there.

On Sunday, 20th July 2008, Rtn. V. Balasundaram went around in the localities of M.G.R. Nagar in Velachery and Bharathi Nagar in Madipakkam, along with Rtn. K. Natarajan, Director, Youth Services, Rtn. A.S. Prabakar, Director, International Services, Rtn. Suresh and officials from Dr. Reddy\'s Foundation. They covered all the households in those areas. In addition, they also visited the local playground in an effort to establish direct contact with unemployed youth. About 170 printouts were distributed in the two localities.

About Rotary Clubs:

Founded in Chicago in 1905, Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary\'s global membership is approximately 1.2 million men and women who belong to more than 32,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. The Mission of Rotary International, a worldwide association of Rotary clubs, is to provide service to others, to promote high ethical standards, and to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

Media contact details:

Rtn. V. Balasundaram
Chairman, Public Relations,
Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery,
Phone: +91 98400 96081

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Contact Details: Rtn. V. Balasundaram
Chairman, Public Relations,
Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery,

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