On Impact Day, Team Deloitte to Focus on Education, Employment

On Impact Day, Team Deloitte to Focus on Education, Employment

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 10:30am

CAMPAIGN: Community Involvement at Deloitte

CONTENT: Article

Come November 29, Team  will move to 400 locations in eight cities for a community initiative. The voluntary community development programme and its objectives that starts on its  extend into full-year activities, covering , employability, orphanage care, health, hygiene and environment.

This year, it plans to cover around 300,000 individuals across India. "Giving back is critical for us. We always track our local communities, their growth, and the needs to serve them better. Things like Impact Day are driving the culture," said Hari Kumar, regional managing principal, US India offices, Deloitte,

From November 29, 17,000 Deloittees, armed with 450  and volunteers, will work on 'education and employment'. Under this, it plans to reach out to under-privileged children at the school-level to make them a part of formal education.

This involves setting up schools, upgrading the infrastructure, student communication skills and teacher training programmes. "The idea is not to replace the existing systems and teachers but to address the lacunae and try to improve their performance," said Kumar.

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Original source Business Standard.