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UNNATI Center, Bangalore-An IIM For the Underprivileged And Economically Backward Youth
In a quiet, leafy street in Sadanandanagar, Bangalore, a white building rises majestically, towering above all the surrounding houses. This is the IIM for the underprivileged and economically backward youth.
The UNNATI Centre is a 22000 sqft building, which was designed by the world renowned architect Sri. Sanjay Moghe of Mind Space and structural engineering was done by the Sri. Radhakrishna Shetty of SPECS. The building came up in the year 2008 and was inaugurated by Smt. Sudha Murthy of Infosys Foundation and Sri. Kris Gopalakrishnan, Former Chairman and Managing Director of Infosys, on the 23rd of March 2008. More than 200 individuals, apart from a few corporates, contributed to bring up this building at a cost of nearly 4 crores in 2008.
The UNNATI Centre is the epicentre of the entire operations of the Foundation, having centralised operations for human resources, accounts and training support, apart from the actual training to the youth, which gets imparted in the centre.
Training for life and livelihood
At UNNATI the youth are taught to fish rather than being handed over a fish. UNNATI offers training in six vocations: Admin Assistant, Retail Sales & Marketing, Guest Care, Beautician, Bedside Attendant and Driving for women (conditions apply). The eligibility criteria being only 18 years of age and a willingness to learn and grow. They could be school dropouts or those that might have not even seen the shelter of a school. UNNATI takes complete responsibility to mould them, gainfully employ them and thereby help them lead a life of dignity.