ASTM honors rural youth for completion of the USGP

By SiliconIndia   |   Tuesday, 18 June, 2013
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Provides 100% placement to its students in G4S India, the world’s leading security solutions group after successful completion of USGP (Unarmed Security Guard Pogramme) training program

Mumbai, June 2013 A unique celebration was undertaken in the suburbs where Institute of Advanced Security Training and Management, the first of its kind security training institute also known as ‘ASTM” honored the unemployed youth from the rural population of Thane District, Maharashtra after their successfully completing the USGP training program. This landmark event marked the conclusion of the first pilot batch of this vocational course which is the first of its kind in the country as per NOS (National Occupation Standard) set by SKSDC (Security Knowledge and Skills Development Corporation) under NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation. A felicitation ceremony was held, where the officials of ASTM lived upto their commitment of offering their promised 100% job guarantee, provided the students a placement with G4S India, the worlds leading international security solutions group. Present at the function were Mr. Manohar Bidaye(Chairman, ASTM), Mr. Dilip Chenoy(CEO and MD, NSDC), Maj. Gen (Retd.) D. K. Jamwal(COO, SKSDC) along with Mr. Dipanjan Chakraborty, Asst. VP, Training, G4S India.

The valedictory felicitated the 20 certified students for successfully completing the USGP course and their subsequent placement with the world’s leading security services provider G4S India, with the opportunity now to earn a starting monthly salary between Rs. 8,000 and 10,000 along with additional benefits such as ESI, PF and bonuses. Subsequently, Mr. Dilip Chenoy congratulated the candidates and personally handed over the course completion certificates and appointment letters amidst a resounding applause.

The 160 hours (21 days) USGP training program was undertaken with the objective of imparting training and providing livelihood to youth aged between 18 to 35 years of age with minimum HSC qualification in conformity to the requirements laid down by the PSAR Act 2005. This course curriculum and the related instructors have also been duly accredited by SKSDC.

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