Cognizant Foundation (CF) has collaborated with Swami Dayananda Saraswati Educational Society (SDSES) to launch a new 2-year Diploma Course in Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Mechanic in Padma Narasimhan Industrial Training Institute (PNITI), managed by SDSES.
CF has supported the purchase of equipment required for this diploma course which will benefit 21 students every year.
PNITI caters to the youth from the underprivileged communities in and around Manjakkudi, a small village in Tamil Nadu. The institute offers training in various vocational courses viz. Electrical technician, Welding technician, Fitter Automobile mechanic, Domestic Appliances repairs /Wiring / Plumbing under the National Council for Vocational Training curriculum. The institute also supports the students with placement opportunities in and around the village.