Pune, January 20 2014: Power management company Eaton has stepped in to improve the employability of women engineering students. Partnering with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Cummins College of Engineering for Women, in Karve Nagar, Pune, it has launched yet another batch of “Garnishing Talent” a two-month programme to assist women engineering students from vernacular and semi-vernacular backgrounds to acquire soft and social skills that are critical to achieve individual and professional success. For the third consecutive year,
Eaton will provide funding and training support to the participating students from Cummins College. 100 students from engineering disciplines such as mechanical, instrumentation, information technology, computer science and electronics & telecommunications will be identified through a defined assessment process.
A team of 16 Eaton employee volunteers will design and impart focused training sessions for the students. This year the programme includes third year engineering students as well as students from second year who have joined after completing diploma courses.
Says Nitin Chalke, Managing Director--India, Eaton:“It has given us an opportunity to further strengthen our efforts and belief in inclusion & diversity. Soft skills are important for individual and professional development. I am confident that the participants of this program will benefit from this unique experience.”
Eaton is a power management company and global technology leader providing energy-efficient solutions that help customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.