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Zuari Cement gifts Sewing machine to Prazna ladies for self reliance
09 - March - 2015
PRAZNA - Skill Development program - Zuari Cements’ CSR initiative to empower women from neighboring villages of its manufacturing facilities, was Initiated in October 2014.
As part of this activity, 32 women from four local adopted villages near Yerraguntla were given training in tailoring activities. This team of ladies put up an exhibition cum sale of their tailoring efforts both at the plant as well as the Corporate Office, Bangalore, during the International Women’s day on 9th March 2015. Their products were well received and were totally sold out at both the locations.

Taking this initiative forward, in order to help these ladies utilize their training skills, a function was organized at the Zuari Cement colony at Yerraguntla on 10th April 2015 in which all 32 participants were distributed sewing machines by Mr.Nabil Francis, Managing Director.

Speaking on this occasion Mr.Francis opined that the participants should form a micro group and utilize their skills along with the tools (sewing machines) and make a success story of becoming self reliant as well as training others.The function was attended by the visiting Senior Corporate Team, employees, and women from adopted villages along with the Village Sarpanches.

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