Chennai, 21 Nov 2017: Centum Learning, a global organization for people development solutions, took part in the 10th edition of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on November 19, 2017 for the second consecutive year. Being a key NSDC partner, Centum took the cause of Skill India Mission at the marathon. 25 employees from Centum Learning with over 35,000 individuals including children and senior citizens participated in the event under different race categories (5km, 10km and 21km). Team Centum ran with the theme of ‘Running Towards a Skilled & Employable India’. Centum Learning believes that the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is not merely a one-day event, but something that symbolizes the youth and aspirational spirit of India.
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) is an annual half marathon foot-race held in New Delhi, India. Established in 2005, it is both an elite runner and mass participation event. The event was organized by Procam International. It is one of the few sporting events that brings together people from all walks of life to engage in a life changing activity.
About Centum Learning
Centum Learning is a leading organization in the global skills development and vocational training landscape. An ISO 9001:2015 certified company, its mission is to improve business productivity and enhance youth employability. Centum Learning, with over 1400 learning and development specialists and their domain expertise in 21 industry verticals, has skilled more than 1.2 million people. It operates out of over 100 centres and over 1100 schools in rural and urban locations across 15 countries.
Centum Learning has a philanthropic arm called Centum Foundation which partners with various corporates to implement vocational skilling, livelihood creation, education and women empowerment programmes. Worked with over 25 corporates in this genre, Centum Foundation has also launched a dedicated vertical, called Centum GRO Initiative to empower the Deaf in India which assists this segment to skill and avail respectable jobs in different domains. Centum GRO’s training program is designed and implemented by deaf experts from the United States. The experts, partnering with peers identified in India, share best practices in leadership and management skills and start-up enterprise management with participants of the program.