PNB Housing Finance signs MoU with CREDAI
PNB Housing Finance, signed an MOU with CREDAI (The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India) to train 8000 construction workers pan India. The announcement was made at the Investiture Ceremony of CREDAI Executive 2017-19 under the leadership of Sh. Jaxay Shah in Ahmedabad. The announcement witnessed the presence of Mr. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation & Information and Broadcasting and Mr. Vijay Rupani, Chief Minister – Gujarat.
The training program is being supported by PNB Housing under its CSR initiative aimed at providing skill training to construction workers across India. The skill training is provided in the trade of masonry, bar bending, shuttering and electrical. The programme aims to upgrade skills of the construction workers to meet global benchmarks, which in return shall increase the productivity of the workforce.
Speaking at the inauguration, Mr. Sanjaya Gupta, Managing Director, PNB Housing Finance said, “India is among one of the world’s biggest construction markets and the last decade has seen the real estate sector bloom. We are extremely focused on improving lives of the construction workers and their families who form the core stakeholder group for us and contribute a good deal towards the overall industry growth. Through our CSR initiatives, we are continuously working towards upgrading their skills, provide them with necessary trainings and creating a conducive working environment for them. The collaboration with CREDAI is one more such step towards our continued efforts aimed at their overall upliftment and empowerment across India.”