CORE Education and Technologies Ltd. (CORE Education), a leading education company from India, announced its continued association with SMILE Foundation India for the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, 2012. With this sustained partnership, CORE Education is committed to furthering the cause of imparting sustainable education and skills with the larger objective of employability in India.
CORE Education initiated a partnership with Smile Foundation with the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011, in support of their STeP Program. This program focused on imparting employability-based skills like computer training, English language, communication and retail management to improve employability opportunities in the services sector. CORE Education's association with Smile at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011 sponsored the training of about 53 adolescent youth last year with career enhancing skills. These students, residing in urban locations, were all successfully placed with jobs in various sectors, each earning a steady and sustainable income. With the continued association, CORE Education endeavors to positively impact society through education and skill development in 2012 as well.
Commenting on this Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of CORE Education, Mr. Sanjeev Mansotra, Chairman and Global CEO, CORE Group said, "Through this association, we reiterate our commitment of uplifting society through skill development and quality education. It is heartening to see these students get employed and become self-sustaining citizens. This initiative is a small step in our continued endeavor to strive for the betterment of society and the nation."
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CORE Education and Technologies Limited is a leading education company from India, with a strong presence across 12 states in India, over 20 states in the US, 1600 schools in the UK, 7 African and 2 Caribbean Countries. CORE offers transformational and innovative solutions for the entire education continuum of K-12, higher education and vocational training. Listed on the BSE and NSE and has been ranked No. 1 by the Business World in 3 categories viz. Value Ranking (Revenues between 260Cr - Rs. 1000 Cr), Five year performance, Sector "Information Technology". CORE is included in Forbes 200 Asia's best under a billion companies in 2010.