Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd., a leading housing finance company in the affordable segment, had announced the launch of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme ‘Aadhar Kaushal in association with Mahendras, an NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) approved training partner. The programme was launched by Shri Chetan Chauhan, Former Test Cricketer & Honble Minister-Sports, Youth Welfare and Vocational Training, Government of Uttar Pradesh. Shri Deo Shankar Tripathi, MD & CEO, Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd. and Shri Hrishikesh Jha, Chief People Officer, Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd. were present amongst other dignitaries.
Speaking at the event, Shri Chahuan said "The Government of India has remained committed to the development and empowerment of youth from the marginalised sections of the society. I am very happy to see companies like Aadhar Housing finance coming to the forefront to support the Government in its noble mission of catalysing the skills landscape in India".
Shri Deo Shankar Tripathi, MD & CEO, Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd, said, "Aadhar has enabled home ownership and better living to the lower income segment (LIG) across urban, semi-urban and rural parts of the country. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an extension of our business philosophy of supporting nation building. We are proud to launch Aadhar Kaushal, which envisages supporting the Governments ‘Skill India Mission."
Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd. has collaborated with Mahendra Skills, to implement its CSR programme in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai, Maharashtra and Bengaluru, Karnataka in FY18-19. The Company aims to take the programme to many tier II and III locations in the next two years.
About Aadhar Housing Finance Limited
Aadhar Housing Finance Limited (Aadhar), erstwhile DHFL Vysya Housing Finance Ltd, is a subsidiary of Wadhawan Global Capital (WGC), is one of the largest affordable housing finance companies in India servicing the home financing needs of the low-income segment of the society.
Aadhar is backed by the World Bank through the equity participation of International Finance Corporation (IFC). Today, its 285 branches across 19 states covering more than 1500 locations help to reach more than 90% of the countrys low income population and provide credit solutions that make home-ownership accessible to everyone.
About Mahendra Skills
Mahendra Skills, a part of the Mahendra group, is one of the pioneer institutions in India, providing a platform to students to further their careers. Mahendra Skills currently has 19 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras and 1 India International Skill Centre in affiliation with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Apart from the Central run schemes, Mahendra Skills Training & Development Private Limited is now also affiliated with many state skill development missions like Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM), Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC), Maharashtra State Skill Development Society (MSSDS), Bihar Skill Development Corporation (BSDC), Jharkhand Skill Development Mission Society (JSDMS), etc.