Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers (RAGC) hosted a special workshop which offered free guidance to students considering a career in the construction field. The workshop was conducted at Rustomjee Paramount at Khar and gave students detailed information and real time feel of the different aspects of construction and what a career in this field would entail.
This workshop is a continuance of RAGC’s endeavors to encourage and guide students, especially those from less privileged homes, about the different vocations and employment opportunities open to them. Students are trained at RAGC in sectors such as Construction, Electrical, Hospitality, Automobile and Business. Besides, RAGC, through its association with some of the major players in the different fields even offers students placement upon completion of the courses.
Mr. Percy S. Chowdhry, Director, Rustomjee Group, referring to the workshop said, “With the country well and truly entrenched on the path of development and the construction sector at the forefront of it all, this is a very exciting sector to be a part of. The workshop was organized to give students an overall, hand’s on view of what their career options would be and what a career in construction would entail. It is important that education equip students to hone their skills and prepare for a vocation. RAGC was established with that vision in mind and has admirably fulfilled it over the years.”
Mr. Kevin John – General Manager, Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers (RAGC) says, “Education is the best tool to drive India towards progress. RAGC aims at contributing in their own unique way towards driving India towards development. Today’s students are tomorrow’s asset and we have to nurture them in the right way. RAGC believes in providing an all-round development wherein the workshops play an integral part in imparting the practical hands on knowledge of the relevant industry.”
Mr. Mahesh Gera- HR Head, Rustomjee Group, expressed his excitement by adding, “Vocational education is very important to ensure gainful employment and we at Rustomjee Paramount were pleased that our project could serve as the perfect location for the workshop to provide guidance to students about careers in the construction industry.”
About Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers (RAGC):
RAGC was established in 2008 as a Vocational education and training division of Rustomjee Group. Since its inception, RAGC has successfully trained over 25,000 students. The Vocational institute was launched with the objective of making India the capital of skilled manpower by making vocational education as a prime choice in a student’s career.
RAGC gives hands-on experience to students through its unique methodology which gives the proper blend of practical and theoretical learning. This enables students to excel in their respective field and becomes masters of their skill and therefore employable.
RAGC has been awarded A+ Grade by the Government of Maharashtra and obtained the title of the Best Vocational Training Provider by the UK India British Council & FICCI. RAGC was also one of the finalists in the Times of India Social Impact Awards 2011. In 2018, the students won 9 medals (4 gold and 5 silver) out of 14 medals at the Maharashtra Skill Competition.