Cognizant Foundation (CF) has partnered with Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) to support the 2-year NCVT certified technical education for differently-abled youth Electronic Mechanic trade. The program benefits orthopedically challenged and hearing-impaired students from weaker sections and rural areas of Karnataka and other states.
NTTF, an educational foundation established in the year 1963, implements its program of Technical Training through more than 20 Training Centers located in various States across India. NTTF has the reach/contacts with several electronic/light engineering industries in and around Bangalore to place 100% of the students trained in the Electronics Mechanic Trade.
Since 1991, this 2-year certified program in Electronic Mechanic trade has benefitted over 450 trainees. These students appear for the All India Trade Test conducted by DGET, Government of India.
CF is extending support towards the course fees, including the boarding/ lodging expenses for 126 differently abled students in three batches, spread across academic years 2018-19 to 2021-22.