Deloitte on Sunday told that it aims to provide education and skills training to 10 million girls and women in India.
Professional accounting services firm Deloitte claimed on Sunday that it aims to provide education and skills training to 10 million girls and women in India to equip them in finding them a comfortable livelihood.
This exercise will be a part of Deloitte’s global initiative WorldClass, the organisation told in a statement. The statement further added, “this aims to support 10 million girls and women by 2030 through education and skills development.”
The initiative WorldClass globally has planned to equip 50 million individuals with skills that can help them in getting into a profession providing comfortable livelihood. This is in line with with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In India, this programme will focus on improving retention rate of girls in school, educational outcomes, and skills development of women to get better employment. Organisations like Katha and Pratham will partner with Deloitte for this.
Expressing his opinion about this initiative, Punit Renjen, Global CEO, Deloitte said, “Our goal with WorldClass is to empower 50 million people globally by 2030, by providing them access to the education and skills required to find meaningful work in the new economy.”