In the year 2013-14, Pratigya entered into livelihood linked skill training for urban youth from weaker section of the society. The trades in which we are providing training and placement are Retail sales and Management and Data entry work. Pratigya in collaboration with B-able (Basix Academy for building Lifelong Employability), ran a training centre for urban poor youth on Retail Sales and Management. Many of trained students have got placed in various companies like Reliance Fresh, Pantaloons, Digicall, Sree Leathers and Aegis etc. With People’s Education trust we conducted Basic Computer’s Training and Data entry work. Many of our trained students are working as data entry operator in various offices and cyber cafes. We have also worked as a Facilitating partner of Pan IIT Alumni Reach India (PARFI) which trains youth in various Blue Collar trades linked with assured employability. One of our facilitated youth, after finishing his training, is doing job at Trans gulf Company in Dubai.