Madurai, 2017 – Gillette, India’s leading men’s grooming brand, has launched ‘Vetri Nichayam – Success in Your Hand’ initiative in the top 99 colleges across Tamil Nadu. Through this initiative, Gillette aims to offer students in Tamil Nadu a professional grooming and soft skills development platform to help them be job-ready for the future. Furthermore, the initiative will award unique job opportunities in Australia to 8 – 10 students shortlisted as part of the program.
Vetri Nichayam aims to cover top 99 colleges across 7 centres of the Tamil Nadu market. This includes Chennai (30), Pondicherry/Vellore (5), Trichy (15), Coimbatore (20), Salem (5), Madurai (15) and Tirunelveli (5). The sessions conducted in the colleges will be for a duration of 1 hour, covering aspects such as personal effectiveness, confidence building, communication skills, grooming, business etiquette, group discussion and interview skills.
Speaking about the importance of grooming and soft skills in the work environment, Prof. Dr. M. Ramalingam, Principal, Jerusalem College of Engineering said, “While technical know-how is crucial for success in corporate jobs, it is also vital for students to be well-groomed and look presentable. The Vetri Nichayam initiative by Gillette is preparing and guiding students in the right direction of progress, and I am pleased that my college is associated with the programme.”
Karthik Srivatsan, Country Marketing Manager, Gillette India said, “Gillette’s brand purpose is to help men make a difference in their world. A clean-shaven, well-groomed look goes a long way in building an individual’s self-esteem and confidence. Looking well-groomed and presentable also sets one apart from others and helps create a good first impression in most of the important occasions in life. Gillette Mach 3 ‘Vetri Nichayam’ initiative addresses grooming needs of young individuals and helps them with career opportunities. We are certain that this campaign will enable millions of young minds achieve their desired goals in life.”
‘Vetri Nichayam – Success in Your Hand’ is a unique platform by Gillette that provides grooming guidance along with soft skills development training to college students to enable them with self-assurance and skills that prepare them for their future endeavours in the corporate world.