Management Students Commemorate United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day by Imparting ‘Life and Work Skills’ to Nearly 100 Underprivileged Children

KOLKATA, India, July 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum (KYLF), the largest management students-driven NGO of Kolkata, under its Channelizing of Youth vertical are commemorating United Nations' "World Youth Skills Day" (July 15) by imparting 'Life and Work Skills' to nearly 100 underprivileged children at Adarsh Madhyamik Vidhyalaya. The three-day, job-oriented, industry-aligned workshop, conducted from July 13 through July 15, included training in Basic Computing and Microsoft Office suites.

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Kalynai - A Bikram Dasgupta Foundation, will present Participation Certificates to all the children who complete the workshop, which will allow the children to imbibe skills that are much sought after across sectors in all developing economies. The training is being imparted by student-volunteers of KYLF, who are pursuing their management education from Globsyn Business School.

About Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum:

Kalyani - a Bikram Dasgupta Foundation believes in the power of the youth to bring about societal transformation and the first step lies in providing them with the opportunity and a platform - Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum - to help and engage closely with society. Formed by the students of Globsyn Business School, KYLF helps students imbibe the practice of selfless social work as an integral part of their lives. KYLF provides an opportunity to students to contribute towards the betterment of society as well as develop themselves as dedicated and compassionate managers, and better human beings.

Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum touched the lives of over 15,000 individuals in the past year and has taken upon themselves the target of touching the lives of 21,000 individuals this year.

About Kalyani - a Bikram Dasgupta Foundation:

Kalyani - a Bikram Dasgupta Foundation is a not for profit foundation with a charter of giving back to the most needy sections of society and has been designed to create a more equitable social fabric around us. Backed by Mr. Bikram Dasgupta, an IT entrepreneur of International repute, the foundation has been named after his mother Kalyani - one who has been the biggest source of inspiration in his life.

The Foundation has picked up three areas - Elderly Care, Differently-abled Care and Channelizing Youth - each of which are very close to the hearts of its volunteers, in an endeavour to fulfil the needs of people whose lives they are fortunate to cover.

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Channelizing of Youth Vertical:

With a rapidly evolving economic and social fabric, India is fast forwarding itself through the 21st Century where despite increases in income levels the gap between the 'haves' and the 'have-nots' has also increased. It is thus imperative that youth come forward in greater numbers to reach out to the marginalised sections of to provide succour and relief - helping people to live lives of dignity and honour.

The act of giving back to society from an early stage of their life, and in the process evolving into a finer, sensitive and caring individual and human beings is at the very heart of Kalyani's work and thus we see Kalyani:

  1. Establishing and Motivating a strong student wing to channelize youth interest in doing care for society work. Students and young volunteers of the foundation undertake various kinds of social welfare projects such as Blood Donation Camps, Dental, Eye and Health Check-up camps for the underprivileged, Workshops for children at correctional institutions, Empowerment and Awareness Projects for Women, World Day Celebrations with disabled and mentally challenged people, teaching underprivileged children, etc. Since the process of undertaking such activities is also crucial which should result in the development of work skills, management skills and leadership skills, Kalyani's student volunteer group is being driven through 'Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum'.
  2. Imparting Education and Vocational Training to underprivileged and un-channelized youth. This includes:
  • Scholarships for needy students
  • Vocational Skill Training to underprivileged youth

About Globsyn Business School:

With Globsyn's background of Continuous Innovation in Education, today Globsyn Business School (GBS) has uniquely positioned itself as India's only 'Corporate B-School', drawing from the strength and diversity of the fast evolving global corporate world. The new economy background of the school, with its AICTE accreditation, makes it one of the most forward-thinking institutions in India today. With an edifice built on Innovation, Research and Technology, coupled with its philosophy of learning 'Beyond Education', Globsyn is well on its path to create a globally networked, corporate savvy, research driven management education system which moves beyond traditional forms of management knowledge dissemination to a research-based delivery framework to create 'Industry Relevant Managers' - an agile group of professionals equipped to operate in today's technology driven business environment.

Globsyn Business School has received many accolades from the education fraternity from time to time and has been ranked among the Top 5 B-Schools in Eastern India along with IIM-Calcutta, XLRI-Jamshedpur, XIM-Bhubaneswar and IIT-Kharagpur (VGSM) as per Business India's Best B-Schools Survey 2016.

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Media Contact : Shabbir Akhtaar, , 9830031847, Globsyn Knowledge Foundation

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