Foundation stone was laid for the proposed ‘Industrial Training Institute’ (ITI) building on the premises of Sevalaya’s Kasuva Campus near Thiruninravur, on November 20.The proposed institute would have courses on carpentry, house-wiring, automobile, bakery, beautician and cell phone servicing. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Sevalaya and SCOPE in this connection.

V. Muralidharan, founder and managing trustee, Sevalaya, said the rural youth would be benefited by the institute and that the current batch of Class X and XI students can utilise the technical institute free of cost. He thanked the SCOPE International for sponsoring ITI building as part of the current year’s CSR agenda.

Edwin Nevis, CEO, Scope International, who was the chief guest, expressed his pleasure in collaborating with Sevalaya. He advised students to study well and join SCOPE in the future.

Sevalaya provides free education, boarding & lodging to the orphan children, apart from providing food, clothing & shelter to the destitute senior citizens. The upcoming ITI is a mile stone in the history of Sevalaya, which has strived a lot for the past 24 years to run a school having classes up to Standard XII. As part of the event, around 50 volunteers from SCOPE planted vegetable seeds in the organic farmlands on the premises of Sevalaya.

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