Panaji: Pharmaceutical giant, Lupin Limited expects to train more than 1,000 under graduates into pharma professionals by the year 2020 under its Learn and Earn Initiative, a senior company official said today. Lupin has launched its 'Learn and Earn' initiative in which candidate who has passed Standard 12 in the science stream with a minimum of 50 per cent marks but are facing financial constraints are taken for three-year-long course during which they are paid stipend and provided all the facilities.
Lupin to train over 1k graduates for pharma industry by 2020
"Since 2011 Lupin has helped to create a total of 560 graduates with 181 students passing out this year (2018)," C Srinivasalu, senior vice president (HR) Lupin told reporters in Goa Thursday. "We expect to graduate more than 1,000 students by 2020 adding to the manpower resource of the pharmaceutical sector," Srinivasalu said adding that "most of these would be absorbed by Lupin." The company has initiated the 'Learn and Earn Initiative' at its facilities in Goa, Tarapur (Maharashtra), Indore (MP), Aurangabad (Maharashtra) and Sikkim, he said.
"Historically, Lupin was recruiting 1,000 plus fresh graduates every year with no relevant job skill and sensed that there was a need of job-ready graduates with appropriate technical and life skills," he said. Mahadik claimed that the main aim of this program was to "create a ready pool of talent in India to be part of the booming pharmaceutical sector."