Girl trainees of SSTSDI sensitised to ‘good touch and bad touch’

Sri City, October 16, 2018:  With rising incidences of sexual assault against young girls in the society, Sri City Police Division with the assistance of Sri City Foundation has been coercing on edifying girls in the region on ‘good touch – bad touch’.  As a part of this awareness programme, Mrs. Vimalakumari, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sri City addressed a batch of girl trainees at the valedictory ceremony of a skilled training course conducted by the Sri City-Simenes Technical Skill Development Institute (SSTSDI), on Tuesday.

Mrs. Vimalakumari sensitised the girls on how to differentiate between a ‘good touch and a bad touch’, through a video presentation. Students were given instructions on how one should react or respond in an uncomfortable situation. At the end of the session,  so as to review their understanding, she asked questions on the topic. Mrs. Vimalakumari said that they need not fear to anyone, and if they come across such incidents of bad touch, advised the girls to inform to the parents and complain to the police.

At the end of the programme Mrs. Vimalakumari gave away certificates to all the participants of the training course.

About 50 school girls, all belonging to the Balayogi Gurukul Pathashala (AP Social Welfare Residential Education Institute), Sullurupeta have undergone a ten-days skill foundation course in Computers Basics and Two Wheeler Mechanism. In fact, this is the second batch from the same school that has undergone skill foundation courses. The training was conducted under the supervision of trainers of the concerned labs  viz., Mr. Mahesh, Mr. Damodar and Mr. Chenchaiah. Mr. Surendrakumar, Manager, Sri City Foundation coordinated the programme.

SSTSDI offers skill training to students from schools, ITI, Polytechnic & Engineering colleges in the region. Training is provided in Computer basics, Computer Aided Design (CAD), automobile engineering and welding. Till date, in all trades put together, more than 700 students received training here.