Barclays, NGO pact to hone entrepreneurs

Barclays, NGO pact to hone entrepreneurs
PTI
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First Published: Thu, Jun 11 2009. 01 45 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Jul 24 2009. 03 49 PM IST
Mumbai:Barclays Bank Plc has joined hands with Pratham, an NGO in the education space, to launch an entrepreneurship development programme for the economically disadvantaged youth in Maharashtra.
The programme aims to identify youth who display strong entrepreneurship skills and train them in agriculture and agro-allied and small-scale industries they will also be trained in automobile servicing.
Barclays has agreed to finance the training.
Barclays global retail and commercial banking India’s interim managing director and chief operating officer, Ram Gopal, said, “We are extremely glad to support Pratham in their attempt to help the youth of our country help themselves.”
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First Published: Thu, Jun 11 2009. 01 45 PM IST