Cognizant Foundation had partnered with Pipal Tree Foundation to set up a training centre in Telangana to train 150 candidates in Building and construction trades over the next one year period.
Pipal Tree Foundation is a not for profit organization and has on-going programs to promote and assist advance technical education amongst underprivileged people in rural and urban areas for providing employment.
Pipal Tree Foundation is in the field of providing vocational training for the skills in construction industry to unemployed youth from rural India. The skills include Steel Fixing/Bar bending, Formwork, Masonry, Truck driving, Construction equipment driving, Mechanics, Surveyors, Supervisors and Plaza operators. They provide 100% job guarantee to all the youth trained by them and ensure career progression by guaranteeing at least 50% to 100% salary increments in a period of two years. Pipal Tree currently has set up 23 training centers across India.