Foundation runs vocational training programs, skill training programs, rural uplifting programs and prison training programs. The ideology behind this vertical is to promote self-dependence in the community. Beneficiaries can harness the knowledge acquired by the training programs and employ the skills. Moreover, the foundation has plentiful motivating chapters exhibiting their drive.

Established in the year 1992, the Vocational Computer Training program is a successful model of the foundation. 211 centres running nationwide have imparted computer literacy to about 4 million people, making them job-ready. Computers are the indispensible tools; we use them in almost every industrial process. Even the basic of the skills can be employed. This was the ideology of the founders behind starting this program.All the required materials such as hardware, software, course content, teachers and certifications are taken care of by the centres. However, local associations and other NGOs often extend their assistance with space and student enrolment. The course field and its pedagogy have been designed considering the industry requirements. The centres run premium and basic courses. C++, SQL & PL, Advance Excel, Advance Talley, Web Designing and more are few courses run in premium centres, which are absolutely industry specific. Whereas basic centres impart knowledge in the demesne of financial accounting, desktop publishing and excel. Nonetheless, the centres assist the students in seeking suitable jobs.



Geographically, the regions are segregated into three zones- East Zone, West Zone and North Zone. Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Punjab, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, Odisha, Goa, Silvassa and Maharashtra are few states where Vedanta foundation practices its intent.

A detailed chart for a better comprehension:
Sr.No. Center Type No. of Center 
 East  North  West  Total
1 Premium    56       35      30   121
2 Rotary      –         1        3        4
3 Shiksha       6       20      18     44
4 VLCP    10        –       –     10
5 Special       1         5        5     11
6 Umeed       5       16       –     21
       78       77      56   211

80 computer centers from the total have the affiliation from N.I.E.L.I.T (National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology), Department of Information Technology; Government of India- I.T Department. Each applicant undergoes an online examination conducted by NIELIT post course completion. The certificate holds a significant value.

Few of the computer centers are also regulated with Rajasthan Knowledge Corporation Limited and Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited. About 2000 people have been part of the same, 2016 onwards. 

Vedanta Foundation runs centres with small N.G.Os, trusts and schools at Gram Panchayat level creating 18,000-20,000 beneficiaries annually from the remotest parts of India.

Crime and Criminal are distinct and independent.

Vedanta foundation runs computer training centres for jail inmates within their premises. 21 centres identified nationwide accumulate under the title “Umeed”. Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttrakhand and West Bengal are few states where the centres run. It started with a vision to transform the will of the jail inmates. The program invigorated the lives of over 20,000 of them from the very beginning. The good work of the foundation is often acknowledged and appreciated. Jail authorities of critical jails like Tihar, Rohinin and Haldwani talk highly about “Umeed”.

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