IL&FS Skills SEAM initiative completes four years
The Skill and Employment for Apparel Manufacturing (SEAM) initiative under IL&FS Skills has completed four years. The initiative was launched on September 5, 2007 to enable poverty alleviation in rural areas and aid in providing skilled workers in the apparel industry.
The SEAM programme offers training on various skills sets required in the apparel industry. These include operating sewing machine, garment checking/finishing and other handloom operator courses
IL&FS Skills is closely working with Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), State Departments, Panchayats and other local bodies to ensure empowerment and transformation of the rural poor.
Through the years the SEAM initiative has not only played a significant role in training the BPL youth, but has also brought an integral change in the lives of India?s unprivileged youth, by providing them skills training and employability to ensure a sustainable livelihood. Till date the SEAM initiative has trained around 1 Lakh candidate and 87,000 have been already placed.