The 11th of December 2018 marked the inauguration of Sevalaya’s 8th Centre in Ravanasamudhram, Ambasamudram Taluk, Tirunelveli district. The event was significant as it coincided with Bharathiyar’s 137th birth anniversary celebrations. The centre is close to Kadayam, the hometown of Chellammal Bharathi where Bharathi spent a year after his return from Puducherry.
6 months Free training in Basic computer applications will be provided at Sevalaya’s Community college at Ravanasamudram. The course is sponsored by Lionbridge Technologies. Sevalaya aims to give skill training to the rural youth and more specifically, school dropouts, to prepare them for employment after a 6-month course. To round off the courses, Sevalaya will connect successful students with jobs in well-regarded establishments as part of fulfilling their duty and supporting their alumni.
The Chief Guest, Prasanna Viswanathan, Associate Delivery Head Operations, Lionbridge Technologies in his address recalled that his organisation has been working closely with Sevalaya for the past 8 years and will continue to extend support for all it’s endeavours to serve the cause of the underprivileged. Veteran Music director Kalaimamani Bharadwaj, a native of Ravanasamudram, R S Nallaperumal, Education Consultant who donated his house at Ravanasamudram to Sevalaya for running the community college and many well-wishers of Sevalaya at Tirunelveli graced the occasion with their presence.