Globally, the economy is experiencing a significant demographic and economic shift. This is particularly relevant to a country such as India, which is poised to benefit from a potential demographic dividend, with 421,959,000 youth - 35% of our population.
Despite an increased focus on skill development and technical training in the past few years, there is still a mismatch between the skills that employers are looking for and the skills that fresh graduates bring with them. While the practical experience and sectoral knowledge students gain at their institute is critical, competition and sheer numbers prevent a larger number of students from making the most of opportunities that come their way.
First-time job seekers often compete with each other for a limited number of opportunities
LEAP, which stands for Learning, Employability and Progress, aims to create an environment of equal opportunity for India’s youth.
In a world where geography and circumstance often determine our access to opportunity, we want every student to get a chance to realize their full potential. We aim to do this by providing mentoring, skilling and employment opportunities to learners typically in the age bracket of 18 to 30, while remaining committed to excellence and quality.