On July 4, 2018, under the Haryana Skill Development Mission (HSDM), a new batch of ‘Footwear Design Course’ consisting of 25 ladies commenced at the Rohad’s Operator Training Center which was established by Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI).
Ms. Sonal Goyal, IAS, District Commissioner (DC), Jhajjar graced the occasion who motivated the participants and said that “The training in ‘Footwear Design Course’ to this batch which consists of ladies only, is a step in right direction to promote women's empowerment.”
She also assured that if anyone is facing any problem regarding this training, they can meet the concern authorities and their problem will be resolved in a very short span of time.
Along with DC, Jhajjar, Mr. Jagniwas - SDM and Mr. Ramfal, Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO) were also present on this occasion who also assured to enhance their support when and wherever required in this regard.
FDDI, Rohtak and HSDM, Government of Haryana have signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Panchkula on 09th May, 2017 for organizing skill development training programme for the unprivileged and unemployed youth of Haryana in the field of footwear manufacturing.
The unemployed youth of Haryana can take maximum advantage under this specialized skill development training programme where after the successful completion of training, the candidate shall be placed in and around Haryana in any footwear company and can earn livelihood for the family, either through employment or entrepreneurship by starting his/her own business.
The objective of FDDI – Rohtak behind running these OTC’s is to fulfill the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) towards the society and to generate employability for the uneducated and backward class youths, to make them self-dependent and to support the Mission of the Government by generating employment for the socially backward people of society, especially for ladies.
Till date 200 persons have been trained who are working with companies like Relaxo Footwear, Welcome shoes, Today Footwear etc.