Delegation from India’s Ministry of Labour Visits Long Beach Job Corps Center

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Delegation from India’s Ministry of Labour and Employment observes a Job Corps student cutting and sealing glass.

The Long Beach Job Corps Center hosted members of the Ministry of Labour and Employment of the Republic of India on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.

The Ministry delegation toured the center and met with Long Beach Job Corps students and staff to learn more about the U.S. Department of Labor’s residential career technical training and education program for income-eligible young people ages 16 through 24.

(left to right) Dr. A.C. Pandey, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment; Dr. C.S. Kedar, Director General Employees’ State Insurance Corp.; Dr. Sandeep Silas, Private Secretary to the Minister or Labour and Employment; Mitra Vazeen, Long Beach Job Corps Center Director; Brian Daher, Job Corps San Francisco Regional Director; June Rentas, Odle Management,Vice President of Job Operations, Odle Management Company.

“Job Corps gives America’s income-eligible young people an opportunity to better their lives through career technical training and education at centers here in Long Beach and all across the country,” said Brian Daher, Job Corps San Francisco Regional Director. “It is gratifying that India and other countries around the world are learning more about the life-changing program we provide to our young people who need it most.”

Members of the delegation that visited the Job Corps center included:

  • Dr. C.S. Kedar, Director General, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation
  • Dr. A.C. Pandey, Joint Secretary of Labour, Ministry of Labour and Employment
  • Mr. Sandeep Silas, Private Secretary to the Minister, Ministry of Labour and Employment

Long Beach Job Corps Center has 300 students and offers career technical training in automobile technician, cement masonry, certified nurse assistant/home health aide, clinical medical assistant, facilities maintenance, glazing, medical office support, painting, and pharmacy technician.

For more information, contact Sandy Annino, Long Beach Job Corps Center business and community liaison, at (562) 983-1777, ext. 2055, or annino.sandy.m@jobcorps.org.

Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Job Corps is the nation’s largest career technical training and education program for income-eligible students ages 16 through 24. Job Corps is a U.S. Department of Labor Equal Opportunity Employer Program. To learn more about Long Beach Job Corps Center, please visit www.longbeach.jobcorps.gov.

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