Spreading awareness on Vocational Skills

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Dreampath Foundation, with whom KViK collaborates regularly, organised a career counselling workshop in Kethamaranahalli government highschool, 1st block, Rajaajinagar, Bengaluru on 16th Feb. The focus was on joining Polytechnics and other off-beat fields which offer lucrative career or self-entrepreneurial opportunities. Many educational institutes made their presentations. KViK was represented by Director Subbu Hegde and Trainer Ningaraj Madhu. Apart from offering skill training to make a career, KViK also offered summer camp to the boys, as in 2018 summer.


Learning is fun in KViK

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KViK students enjoy one day in their short course in skill training with pure fun and joy. We call it ‘Ethnic Day’. Friday 25th Jan was one such day. The students kept aside their note books, dressed in ethnic clothes and competed in variety of talent contests. Then there were games which created instant bonding and raised their self esteem. Prizes werer distributed to those who showed their talent and competitive spirit. The day is wrapped up with sumptuous Pulav!

Fire-fighting training in KViK

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There are different methods of dousing a fire. Different types of extinguishers to be used for in different situations. for example, CO2 extinguisher is more effective than powder type in dealing with fire where electrical or electronic gadgets and computers are involved.

A training in fire fighting was conducted in KViK on 9th January by an expert. After briefing about use of different kinds of extinguishers inside, demonstration was conducted outside the premises.

KViK begins training under CMKKY

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Monday, 7th Jan.2017 heralded a new beginning for KViK. Under the Chief Minister’s Kaushalya¬†Karnataka Yojane (CMKKY), KViK started training of students enlisted by the government under the Karnataka Skill Mission in following skills: (1) Field Technician- Home Appliances, (2) Plumber-General, (3) Data Entry Operator and (4) Assistant Beauty Therapist. The training is free and placement is assured after training. The classes started after orientation, handing over student kits and familarisation of training methods.